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Table 1 Characteristics of intervention and control districts in Punjab province

From: Are family planning vouchers effective in increasing use, improving equity and reaching the underserved? An evaluation of a voucher program in Pakistan

Indicator Selected districts in Punjab Province Punjab Province
Chakwal (Intervention) Bhakkar (Control)
Estimated population size (2011 estimated) 1,376,000 1,335,000  
% of pop. who are female aged 15–49 25 22.0 22.3
Contraceptive Prevalence Rate (CPR) 29 20 32
Modern methods 23 17.3 25.1
Traditional methods 5.5 2.7 7.1
% literate (among survey respondents) 56.7 51.3 46.6
% Wall material Kachaa 14 35.5 22
% Roof material Kacha 0.9 26.5 15.8
% Unemployed (among survey respondents) 12.4 6.7 6.8
Ever user of contraception  but not current 6.7 3.0 4.3
Infant mortality rate 60 82 77
Under 5 mortality rate 82 119 111
% of households with television 71 49.1 63
% of households with electricity 94 90.0 92.5
  1. aKacha: not concrete/ cement