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Table 1 Participant demographics in Bangladesh and Fiji

From: Field-testing of the rapid assessment of disability questionnaire

Socio-demographics Bangladesh Fiji
  Total sample N = 1855 n (%) Cases N = 195 n (%) Controls N = 195 n (%) P* Cases N = 101
n (%)
Controls N = 101 n (%) P*
Age (mean ± SD) years 38.6 ± 16.2 50.0 ± 17.19 51.5 ± 18.5 0.411 44.2 ± 15.3 44.1 ± 15.8 0.763
Gender Male 763 (41.1) 83 (42.6) 83 (42.6) 1.000 54 (53.5) 45 (44.6) 0.354
  Female 1092 (58.9) 112 (57.4) 112 (57.4)   47 (46.5) 53 (52.5)  
Education None 679 (36.6) 99 (50.8) 92 (47.2) 0.898 19 (18.8) 3 (3.0) 0.004
  1-4 years 372 (20.1) 42 (21.5) 43 (22.1)   12 (11.9) 7 (6.9)  
  5-9 years 588 (31.7) 40 (20.5) 44 (22.6)   27 (26.7) 26 (25.7)  
  ≥10 years 216 (11.6) 14 (7.2) 16 (8.2)   29 (28.7) 48 (47.5)  
Occupation Unemployed 128 (6.9) 51 (26.6) 17 (8.9) <0.001 34 (33.7) 13 (12.9) <0.001
  Farmer 343 (18.5) 26 (13.5) 46 (24.1)   12 (11.9) 9 (8.9)  
  Labourer 231 (12.5) 22 (11.5) 24 (12.6)   7 (6.9) 16 (15.8)  
  Homemaker 966 (52.1) 84 (43.8) 97 (50.8)   24 (23.8) 26 (25.7)  
  Other 113 (6.1) 9 (4.7) 7 (3.7)   20 (19.8) 36 (35.6)  
Socio-economic status Rich 367 (19.8) 30 (15.4) 29 (14.9) 0.803 - -  
  Middle 740 (39.9) 56 (28.7) 62 (31.8)   - -  
  Poor 747 (40.3) 109 (55.9) 104 (53.3)   - -  
  1. *From paired sample t test (continuous variables) or generalised estimating equations models (categorical variables), comparing people with disability and their matched controls.