TableĀ 1

Demographic characteristics of the women by intervention arm

Control N=1000Intervention N=1000Control N=1000Intervention N=1000
Mean age (SD)25.02 (6.11)25.10 (5.89)Woman's education
Occupation: housewife949 (95)953 (95)Illiterate/read and write140 (14)102 (10)
Home ownership: share488 (49)470 (48)Primary745 (74)761 (77)
Parity: nulliparous266 (27)263 (27)High school +110 (11)128 (13)
New born gender: male507 (52)480 (49)Husband's education
Mean husband's age (SD)30.90 (6.91)30.85 (6.62)Illiterate/read and write113 (11)101 (10)
Husband's occupationPrimary781 (79)743 (76)
Labourer (manual worker)359 (36)337 (34)High school +100 (10)135 (14)
Clerk160 (16)198 (20)
Self-employed391 (40)432 (44)
Other80 (8)21 (2)
  • Numbers represent counts (percentage) unless otherwise stated.