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Table 2 Demographic characteristics of 537 women meeting study criteria a

From: Determinants of better health: a cross-sectional assessment of positive deviants among women in West Bengal

  Mean (sd) Median Range % Yes
Age (years) 32.42 (8.97) 31 16-63  
Attended school     47.86
Highest grade passed 3.82 (1.50) 4 1-6  
Age at marriage 15.65 (2.26) 15 10-30  
Age at first pregnancy 17.33 (2.65) 17 12-32  
Number of times pregnant 3.12 (1.49) 3 1-11  
Number of children 2.66 (1.19) 2 1-8  
Earned money in the last 6 mo.     45.23
Rupees Earned in last month 183.90 (357.74) 0.00 0-3000  
Food Secure     53.45
Number of rooms in dwelling 1.76 (0.85) 2 0-7  
Religion     
  Hindu     49.35
  Muslim     50.65
  1. a Study criteria: married, having one or more children, and having primary education or less.