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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the sample population

From: No longer diseases of the wealthy: prevalence and health-seeking for self-reported chronic conditions among urban poor in Southern India

Sex n(%)
Male 22702 (51.0)
Female 21801 (49.0)
Age groups n(%)
≤19 years 17335 (39.0)
20-39 years 17140 (38.5)
≥40 years 10013 (22.5)
Per capita income per month in INR Median (inter-quartile range)
First quintile 1200 (1000, 1285.7)
Second quintile 1625 (1500, 1750)
Third quintile 2000 (2000, 2250)
Fourth quintile 2875 (2531.3, 3200)
Fifth quintile 5000 (4000, 6142.9)
Religion n(%)
Islam 30481 (68.7)
Hinduism 9317 (21.0)
Christianity 4569 (10.3)
Household poverty status* n(%)
Above the poverty line 23442 (52.7)
Below the poverty line 4783 (10.7)
  1. n = 44514 individuals. *Total does not add up to 100 because 36.6% individuals (their households) did not possess a ration card.