Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the participants

Demographic details (range)Mean (SD)N%
Age 23–52 years old)32.7 (SD±9.5)
 20–29650
 30–39325
 40–49217
 ≥5018
Education
 Not completed elementary school542
 Not completed high school433
 Beyond high school education325
Occupation
 Farmer433
 Fisherman217
 Driver217
 Others433
No of children (1–7 children)3.2 (SD±1.7)
 118
 2433
 3433
 ≥4325
Experience of previous hospitalisation of any children
 Yes867
 No433
Experience of losing any children in the past
 Yes217
 No1083
Simple Poverty Score card (14-57)28.6 (SD±12.8)
 <31867
 ≥31433
Gender of the child with pneumonia-like episode
 Female325
 Male975
Age of the child with pneumonia-like episode (years)
 <1433
 1 to <2217
 2 to <3325
 3 to <4217
 4 to <518