Table 1

Sociodemographic backgrounds of the in-depth interview participants (n=14)

CharacteristicsStudy areaCombined
AgargaonGanaktuli
Age in years (mean±SD)27±83±930±10
Education
 1–5 years (n)123
 6–10 years (n)022
 No formal schooling (n)549
 Schooling in years (mean±SD)2.6±1.23.4±1.42.9±1.3
Occupation (n)
 Cleaning358
 Housewife213
 Others123
Sex (n)
 Male448
 Female246
Marital status (n)
 Married459
 Unmarried224
 Divorced011
Family type (n)
 Extended4610
 Nuclear224
Religion (n)
 Hindu5813
 Converted Christian101