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Table 1 Distribution of Socio-demographic characteristics of surveyed women by study areas

From: Changes in the selected reproductive health indicators among married women of reproductive age in low performing areas of Bangladesh: findings from an evaluation study

Age in years Dhaka % Raipur % Nabiganj %
  Base n = 5893 End n = 6026 Base n = 6795 End n = 6602 Base n = 6983 End n = 7009
≥14 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
15-19 10.1 8.7 8.8 6.9 6.6 3.7
20-24 23.1 23.3 18.9 17.7 17.2 15.0
25-29 22.4 23.2 19.6 20.3 19.7 20.9
30-34 14.2 16.3 16.0 15.5 16.8 18.0
35-39 13.3 13.8 13.8 14.0 14.7 17.5
40-44 8.9 8.4 12.6 11.4 12.9 12.6
45-49 7.9 6.1 10.2 14.1 12.1 12.3
Mean 29.4 29.4 31.0 32.0 31.9 32.7
Educational attainment  
No education 48.3 45.2 33.2 30.7 48.4 47.2
Primary incomplete 17.8 19.1 23.5 21.9 20.5 19.2
Primary complete 13.3 11.8 13.2 13.3 14.7 15.2
Secondary incomplete 16.7 18.9 24.5 27.6 13.5 15.7
Secondary and higher 4.0 5.0 5.6 6.5 2.8 2.7
  1. Note: Base = Base line, End = Endline.