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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study population

From: Psychological and social consequences among mothers suffering from perinatal loss: perspective from a low income country

  Perinatal death Chi-square Chi-square (p value)
  Yes (n = 122) No (n = 354)  
Background characteristics    
Maternal age    1.364 (0.850)
Less than 20 yrs 20 (16.4) 50 (14.1)  
20-24 yrs 38 (31.1) 107 (30.2)  
25-29 yrs 35 (28.7) 102 (28.8)  
30-34 yrs 18 (14.8) 67 (18.9)  
35 + yrs 11 (9.0) 28 (7.9)  
Education    3.561(0.313)
No education 25 (20.5) 62 (17.5)  
Primary (1-5 yrs) 32 (26.2) 113 (31.9)  
Secondary (6-10 yrs) 58 (47.5) 169 (47.7)  
Above secondary 7 (5.7) 10 (2.8)  
Residential area    5.852 (0.119)
Block A 42 (34.4) 92 (26.0)  
Block B 33 (27.0) 109 (30.8)  
Block C 29 (23.8) 73 (20.6)  
Block D 18 (14.8) 80 (22.6)  
Family structure    4.965 (0.02)
Nuclear family 60 (49.2) 215 (60.7)  
Joint family 62 (50.8) 139 (39.3)  
Parity    34.96 (0.000)
1-2 59 (48.4) 83 (23.4)  
More than 2 46 (37.7) 240 (67.8)  
Unknown 17 (13.9) 31 (8.8)  
Economic status (Asset quintile)    5.162 (0.396)
Poorest 21 (17.2) 69 (19.5)  
Less poor 22 (18.0) 60 (16.9)  
Middle 20 (16.4) 71 (20.1)  
Richer 17 (13.9) 66 (18.6)  
Richest 31 (25.4) 64 (18.1)  
Unknown 11 (9.0) 24 (6.8)