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Table 1 Socio-demographic profile of participants

From: Assessing cardiovascular disease risk factor screening inequalities in India using Lot Quality Assurance Sampling

Background characteristics   Number (proportion)
   Central Delhi South Delhi Shrawasti Jhansi
Total Sample Size   380 418 608 646
Gender Female 249 (65.5) 244 (58.4) 335 (55.1) 388 (60.1)
Male 131 (34.5) 174 (41.6) 273 (44.9) 258 (39.9)
Age Median 45 42 44 45
Range 30–85 30–79 30–90 30–95
Level of education Illiterate 169 (44.5) 115 (27.5) 493 (81.1) 295 (45.7)
Up to primary or below 82 (21.6) 61 (14.6) 52 (8.6) 128 (19.8)
Primary to secondary 74 (19.5) 102 (24.4) 32 (5.3) 119 (18.4)
Higher than secondary 55 (14.5) 140 (33.5) 31 (5.1) 104 (16.1)
Religion Hindu 353 (92.9) 390 (93.3) 508 (83.6) 639 (98.9)
Muslim 25 (6.6) 22 (5.3) 100 (16.5) 7 (1.1)
Christian _ 6 (1.4) _ _
Don’t know/won’t say 2 (0.5) _ _ _
Caste General 89 (23.4) 171 (40.9) 65 (10.7) 84 (13.0)
Other Backward Classes 121 (31.8) 125 (29.9) 374 (61.5) 317 (49.07)
Scheduled Caste 160 (42.1) 100 (23.9) 154 (25.3) 199 (30.8)
Scheduled Tribe 10 (2.6) 15 (3.6) 15 (2.5) 44 (7.0)
Don’t know _ 7 (1.7) _ 1 (0.2)
Marital Status Never 2 (0.5) 4 (0.9) 4 (0.7) 6 (0.9)
Married 319 (84.0) 387 (92.6) 571 (93.9) 579 (89.6)
Separated/divorced 1 (0.3) _ 1 (0.2) 1 (0.2)
Widowed 58 (15.3) 27 (6.5) 32 (5.3) 60 (9.3)
Profession/ occupation Unemployed 10 (2.6) 19 (4.6) 17 (2.8) 35 (5.4)
Agriculture-self employed _ _ 189 (31.1) 140 (21.7)
Agriculture-labour 8 (2.1) 2 (0.5) 142 (23.4) 108 (16.7)
Non-agriculture labour/casual labour 20 (5.3) 21 (5.0) 20 (3.3) 39 (6.04)
Non-agriculture-self employed 58 (15.3) 51 (12.2) 15 (2.5) 11 (1.7)
Service/salary 64 (16.8) 97 (23.2) 11 (1.8) 47 (7.3)
Home maker 220 (57.9) 228 (54.6) 212 (34.9) 266 (41.2)
Other _ _ 2 (0.3) _