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Table 1 Descriptive summary of the study population

From: Household expenditure for immunization among children in India: a two-part model approach

Background characteristics Percentage Sample
Place of residence
 Rural 74.6 43,217
 Urban 25.4 27,029
Religion
 Hindu 78.4 51,289
 Muslim 17.7 11,755
 Others 3.9 7,202
Caste
 Schedule Tribe 10.2 10,346
 Schedule Caste 22.0 12,904
 Other Backward Class 45.2 28,543
 Others 22.6 18,453
Sex
 Male 51.7 36,229
 Female 48.3 34,017
Wealth quintile
 Poor 43.2 23,878
 Middle 33.5 23,141
 Rich 23.3 23,227
Place of immunization
 Public 94.4 64,489
 Private 5.6 5,626
Region
 North 15.2 13,370
 Central 27.5 14,026
 East 24.0 12,431
 Northeast 3.3 8,824
 West 13.2 8,332
 South 17.0 13,263
Total 100.0 70,246