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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants in the two groups

From: Evaluation of a training program for life skills education and financial literacy to community health workers in India: a quasi-experimental study

Characteristics Intervention group
n = 86 n(%)
Control group
n = 85 n(%)
Total
n = 171 n(%)
Age groups
  ≤ 38 years 55 (64.0) 37 (43.5) 92 (53.8)
  > 38 years 31 (36.0) 48 (56.5) 79 (46.2)
Years of schooling
  ≤ 11 years 31 (36.0) 42 (49.4) 73 (42.7)
  > 11 years 55 (64.0) 43 (50.6) 98 (57.3)
Years of experience
  ≤ 12 years 56 (65.1) 60 (70.6) 116 (67.8)
  > 12 years 30 (34.9) 25 (29.4) 55 (32.2)
Monthly income (Indian rupees, INR)
  ≤ 2500 INR 47 (54.7) 49 (57.6) 96 (56.1)
  > 2500 INR 39 (45.3) 36 (42.4) 75 (43.9)
Social class
 SC/ST 46 (53.5) 45 (53.0) 91 (53.2)
 OBC 39 (45.3) 34 (40.0) 73 (42.7)
 General 1 (1.2) 6 (7.0) 7 (4.1)
  1. Abbreviations: OBC Other Backward class, SC Scheduled caste, ST Scheduled tribe