Table 1

Descriptive sociodemographic and health-related characteristics of the sample

VariableTotal, n
(%)
Any third trimester home visit (%)Institutional deliveryPerinatal mortality rate (per 1000 births)*
Total
(%)
Public facility
(%)
Private facility
(%)
Overall52 615 (100)5563521145
Age
 15–24 years21 079 (40)5570561449
 25–29 years21 400 (41)5562511139
 30+ years10 136 (19)535547849
Religion
 Hindu42 720 (81)5564531145
 Muslim/other9895 (19)5159461342
Caste
 Scheduled tribe2216 (4)405549643
 Scheduled caste12 334 (23)556254844
 Other backward class24 579 (47)5563521145
 General caste6323 (12)5372531948
 Do not know7163 (14)5761491244
Education
 None/illiterate30 614 (58)525648848
 1–5 standards5693 (11)5766551146
 6–10 standards9895 (19)5873591440
 >10 standards6413 (12)5884602435
Any pregnancy complications
 No43 102 (82)5563521138
 Yes9513 (18)5167531476
Any intrapartum complications
 No32 000 (61)556051932
 Yes20 615 (39)5369541565
Any antenatal care check-ups
 No27 179 (52)445445945
 Yes25 436 (48)6673591445
Any third trimester home visits
 No23 914 (45)NA54421250
 Yes28 701 (55)NA71611041
  • *There were 27 missing values (0.05% of 52 615 responses) for the perinatal mortality variable, due to invalid responses.