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Table 2 Association between socio-demographic characteristics and delivery of child health services (n = 4302)

From: Factors associated with child health service delivery by female community health volunteers in Nepal: findings from a national survey

Background characteristicsTotal
n (%)
Provided child health services
% (95% CI)
pvalue
Age
  < 25 yr204 (4.38)58.04 (52.11, 63.76)0.477
  25–39 yr1735 (39.09)63.24 (60.15, 66.23) 
  40–54 yr1869 (43.62)62.84 (59.43, 66.12) 
  55+ yr494 (12.9)61.79 (57.96, 65.48) 
Literacy
  Illiterate708 (18.4)52.44 (47.67, 57.16)0.001*
  Literate3592 (81.6)64.92 (62.56, 67.22) 
Caste
 Hill caste1812 (39.71)66.95 (64.1, 69.68)0.008*
 Terai caste512 (14.08)58.17 (50.12, 65.82) 
 Dalits260 (6.35)68.19 (60.94, 74.64) 
 Janajatis1628 (37.69)59.49 (56.73, 62.19) 
 Others90 (2.17)51.73 (35.72, 67.4) 
Residence
 Urban257 (0.8)55.66 (51, 60.21)0.008*
 Rural4045 (99.2)62.71 (60.26, 65.09) 
Province
  1825 (17.53)62.36 (58.05, 66.49)0.001*
  2521 (19.36)57.35 (51.84, 62.69) 
  Bagmati702 (16.76)57.97 (55.19, 60.7) 
  Gandaki361 (12.75)55.84 (50.75, 60.81) 
  5778 (14.85)73.12 (70.11, 75.93) 
  Karnali410 (9.13)59.87 (54.63, 64.89) 
  Sudurpaschim705 (9.63)77.48 (73.39, 81.1) 
Years of work experience
  < one year131 (3.04)51.4 (40.86,61.32)< 0.05
 1–5 year733 (17.04)65.24 (61.45,68.84) 
  > 5 years3438 (79.92)62.56 (59.95,65.09) 
  1. P value: from Chi-square test