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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Perception of drinking water safety and factors influencing acceptance and sustainability of a water quality intervention in rural southern India

Characteristic Groups Number (%)
Village Intervention 41 (73)
  Control 15 (27)
Sex Male 24 (43)
  Female 32 (57)
Age (in years) 21-30 30 (54)
  31-40 19 (34)
  41-50 7 (12)
Occupation of head of household a Agriculture 4 (9)
  Skilled labor 14 (31)
  Business 3 (7)
  Service related 9 (20)
  Unskilled labor 15 (33)
Average income (Rs. per month) a <5000 7 (15)
  5000 – 7499 17 (37)
  > = 7500 22 (48)
  1. an = 46 for these categories as 10 parents were from the same household