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Table 1 Socio-demographic features of sample population

From: The rising burden of chronic conditions among urban poor: a three-year follow-up survey in Bengaluru, India

Characteristics   Baseline survey (N = 44,514) Follow-up (N = 5,340)
Sex: N (%) Male 22,702 (51.0) 2,760 (51.7)
Female 21,801 (49.0) 2,580 (48.3
Age group: < 19 years 17,335 (39.0) 1,993 (36.1)
20–39 years 17,140 (38.5 1,958 (36.6)
> 40 years 10,013 (22.5) 1,388 [27]
Per capita income: per month in INR median(interquartile range) 1st quintile (poorest) 1,200 (1000–1285.7) 500 (500–692)
2nd quintile 1,625 (1500–1750) 916 (714–1100)
3rd quintile 2,000 (2000–2250) 1,250 (1111–1428)
4th quintile 2,875 (2531.3–3200) 1,750 (1500–2153
5th quintile (least poor) 5,000 (4000–6142.9) 3,000 (2222–20,000)
Religion: N (%) Islam 30,481 (68.7) 3,788 (71)
Hindu 9,317 (21.0) 1,022 (19.1)
Christian 4,569 (10.3) 501 (9.3)
Household poverty status: N (%)a Above the poverty line 23,442 (52.7) 2,715 (50.8)
Below the poverty line 4,783 (10.7) 569 (10.6)
  1. aTotal does not add up to 100 because several households accounting for 38.6 % of sample population did not possess ration card