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Table 1 Characteristics of study participants at baseline

From: A central storage facility to reduce pesticide suicides - a feasibility study from India

Variable Intervention Control
  (N = 4446) (N = 3307)
  n % n %
Age     
< 14 904 20.3 679 20.5
14 – 19 501 11.3 377 11.4
20 – 29 851 19.1 675 20.4
30 – 39 719 16.2 524 15.9
40 – 49 592 13.3 426 12.9
50 – 59 413 9.3 308 9.3
60 + 466 10.5 318 9.6
Sex     
  Male 2245 50.5 1625 49.1
  Female 2201 49.5 1682 50.9
Education     
Non-Literate 709 16.0 688 20.8
Primary and Middle School 1653 37.2 1275 38.6
High, Secondary, Graduate and above 1824 41.0 1145 34.6
Not Applicable 260 5.9 199 6.0
Occupation     
Farmer (lease,Owner & Agricultural labours) 830 18.7 487 14.7
Skilled, Unskilled 568 12.8 625 18.9
Housewife 727 16.4 535 16.2
Unemployed 369 8.3 375 11.3
Others 1692 38.1 1086 32.8
Not Applicable 260 5.9 199 6.0
Marital status     
Single 1982 44.6 1487 45.0
Married 2121 47.7 1529 46.2
Divorced, Separated & Widowed 343 7.7 291 8.8