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Table 1 Percentage of the population with select socio-demographic characteristics in study districts in Bihar and Jharkhand, India

From: Woman-centered research on access to safe abortion services and implications for behavioral change communication interventions: a cross-sectional study of women in Bihar and Jharkhand, India

  BIHAR JHARKHAND
  Patna Saran Lohardaga Gumla
Scheduled Caste* 19.6 12.2 3.5 5.0
Scheduled Tribe* 0.7 0.2 60.3 70.2
Literacy- population# 72.5 68.6 68.3 66.9
Literacy- female# 63.7 56.9 57.9 57.0
Non-agricultural activity* 20.9 22.3 46.1 41.3
  1. *: Source - Census of India 2001
  2. #: Source - Census of India 2011