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Table 1 Selected characteristics for women in the whole sample and for each of the two subsamples; data from the Burkina Faso 2003 DHS

From: Measuring women's perceived ability to overcome barriers to healthcare seeking in Burkina Faso

  whole sample sample A sample B  
  N = 7260 N = 3611 N = 3649  
  n (%) n (%) n (%) P-value*
Characteristics of the women        
Age group        0.261
   15-19 1371 (18.9) 701 (19.4) 670 (18.4)  
   20-24 1383 (19.0) 683 (18.9) 700 (19.2)  
   25-29 1299 (17.9) 636 (17.6) 663 (18.2)  
   30-34 971 (13.4) 466 (12.9) 505 (13.8)  
   35-39 918 (12.6) 487 (13.5) 431 (11.8)  
   40-44 698 (9.6) 335 (9.3) 363 (9.9)  
   45-49 620 (8.5) 303 (8.4) 317 (8.7)  
Highest educational level        0.265
   Never attended school 5898 (81.2) 2901 (80.3) 2997 (82.1)  
   Primary 821 (11.3) 431 (11.9) 390 (10.7)  
   Secondary or higher 541 (7.5) 279 (7.7) 262 (7.2)  
Marital status        0.858
   Never married 1008 (13.9) 509 (14.1) 499 (13.7)  
   Currently married 5985 (82.4) 2968 (82.2) 3017 (82.7)  
   Formerly married 267 (3.7) 134 (3.7) 133 (3.6)  
Quintiles of household wealth index        0.592
   Poorest 1451 (20.0) 702 (19.4) 749 (20.5)  
   Poorer 1389 (19.1) 692 (19.2) 697 (19.1)  
   Middle 1712 (23.6) 848 (23.5) 864 (23.7)  
   Richer 1107 (15.2) 547 (15.1) 560 (15.3)  
   Richest 1601 (22.1) 822 (22.8) 779 (21.3)  
Type of residential area        0.642
   Urban 1640 (22.6) 824 (22.8) 816 (22.4)  
   Rural 5620 (77.4) 2787 (77.2) 2833 (77.6)