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Table 3. Sociodemographic characteristics of study sample (young women) Lucknow Centre.
Sociodemographic
characteristic
Type of area
Experimental Control
Rural Urban Slum Rural Urban Slum
No. % No. % No. % No. %
Age in years                
16 - 19 1 2.2 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
20 - 24 5 11.1 5 11.1 7 15.6 3 25.7
25 - 29 17 37.8 11 24.4 14 31.1 12 26.7
30 - 34 15 33.3 13 28.9 8 28.9 19 42.2
35 - 39 5 11.1 12 26.7 4 8.9 8 17.8
40 +      2 4.4 4 8.9 7 15.6 3 6.7
 
Educational                
Illiterate 42 93.3 34 77.3 40 90.9 43 95.6
Upto 5 Yr 2 4.4 6 13.6 3 6.8 1 2.2
Upto 8 Yr 1 2.2 3 6.8 1 2.3 0 0.0
Upto 12 Yr 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 2.2
College/Univ. 0 0.0 1 2.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
 
Occupation                
Sales 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 2.2
Agricultural 29 64.4 0 0.0 6 13.3 2 4.4
Production related 0 0.0 8 17.8 10 22.2 5 11.1
Construction 0 0.0 1 2.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Police/Guards 0 0.0 1 2.2 1 2.2 5 11.1
House Keepers 0 0.0 5 11.1 2 4.4 3 6.7
Mass-media 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0
House wife 16 35.6 29 64.4 26 57.8 33 73.3
Student 0 0.0 1 2.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
Others 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 2.2
 
Family size                
2 or less 0 0.0 1 2.2 0 0.0 0 0.0
3 - 5 21 46.7 14 31.3 22 48.9 9 20.0
6 - 8 22 48.9 24 53.3 21 46.7 30 66.7
9 +   2 4.4 6 13.3 2 4.4 6 13.3
 
No. of children                
One 36 80.0 35 79.5 38 86.4 32 71.1
Two 9 20.0 09 20.5 6 13.6 13 28.9
 

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