Table 2

Characteristics of the study sample

CharacteristicCount%
Age (years)
 <20245.50
 20–3537385.00
 >35429.50
Family type
 Nuclear23750.5
 Extended23249.5
Family income (US$/day)
 <2132.8
 2–2.99173.6
 3–4.995511.7
 5–9.9935675.7
 ≥10265.5
Parity
 116937.10
 217538.50
 ≥311124.40
Gestational age (weeks)
 <1410322.20
 14–2818038.80
 >2818139.00
Highest level of education
 Upto grade 5 or less61.30
 Upto grade 1011324.20
 Passed O/L18439.50
 Passed A/L12927.70
 University education347.30
Population type
 Urban–semiurban20845.10
 Rural12827.80
 Resettled8919.30
 Other367.80