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Table 2 Selected socio-demographic and household characteristics of women who gave birth in the last 12 months: Endline, 2014a

From: Creating spaces for dialogue: a cluster-randomized evaluation of CARE’s Community Score Card on health governance outcomes

Characteristic Controls
N = 649
Treatment
N = 651
Age (years) (%)
 15–19 21.5% 16.5%
 20–24 32.3% 33.9%
 25–29 19.0% 21.0%
 30–34 20.2% 18.8%
 > =35 7.0% 9.9%
Religion (%)
 Catholic 17.9% 23.1%
 Presbyterian 11.3% 9.9%
 Other Christian 63.2% 59.8%
 Other 7.6% 7.3%
Ethnicity (%)   
 Ngoni 88.9% 89.2%
 Other 11.1% 10.8%
Marital Status (%)
 Never married and never lived together 6.8% 3.9%
 Married/currently living together 87.2% 89.2%
 Divorced/separated/widowed 6.0% 6.9%
Reading level (%)
 Cannot read simple sentence 27.0% 31.4%
 Can read part of the sentence 9.3% 11.9%
 Can read the entire sentence 63.7% 56.7%
Parity (%)   
 1 31.0% 25.7%
 2 20.8% 22.9%
 3–4 33.7% 33.9%
 5+ 14.5% 17.6%
Nearest health facility providing delivery services (%)
 Less than 30 min on foot 21.3% 23.2%
 30–59 min on foot 24.7% 24.8%
 1–2 h on foot 34.9% 36.6%
 More than 2 h on foot 19.1% 15.3%
Household wealth (mean/SE)b 0.05 (0.09) 0.13 (0.08)
  1. Footnotes:
  2. aweighted percentages & means
  3. bcomputed from principal components analysis implemented using the Demographic and Health Surveys methodology (Rutstein & Johnson, 2004)