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Table 2 Socio-economic characteristics and disability status

From: Prevalence and correlates of disability in Bogra district of Bangladesh using the rapid assessment of disability survey

  Sample (n = 1855) Disability (n = 195) No disability (n = 1660) p value
n (%) n (%) n (%)
Sex     
 Male 763 (41.1) 83 (42.6) 680 (41.0)  
 Female 1092 (58.9) 112 (57.4) 980 (59.0) 0.667
Age (years)     
 18–24 406 (21.9) 11 (5.6) 395 (23.8)  
 25–34 461 (24.9) 23 (11.8) 438 (26.4)  
 35–44 379 (20.4) 40 (20.5) 339 (20.4)  
 45–54 275 (14.8) 37 (19.0) 238 (14.3)  
 ≥55 334 (18.0) 84 (43.1) 250 (15.1) <0.001
Education     
 None 679 (36.6) 99 (50.8) 580 (34.9)  
 1–4 years 372 (20.1) 42 (21.5) 330 (19.9)  
 5–9 years 588 (31.7) 40 (20.5) 548 (33.0)  
 10 years or more 216 (11.6) 14 (7.2) 202 (12.2) <0.001
Occupation     
 None 130 (7.3) 51 (26.6) 79 (5.0)  
 Farmer 343 (19.3) 26 (13.5) 317 (19.9)  
 Daily wage laborer 231 (13.0) 22 (11.5) 209 (13.2)  
 Housewife 964 (54.1) 84 (43.8) 880 (55.4)  
 Professional/others 113 (6.3) 9 (4.7) 104 (6.5) <0.001
Religion     
 Islam 1661 (89.5) 179 (91.8) 1482 (89.3)  
 Hindu 194 (10.5) 16 (8.2) 178 (10.7) 0.277
Socio-economic status     
 Poorest quintile 312 (16.8) 50 (25.6) 262 (15.8)  
 Second quintile 326 (17.6) 43 (22.1) 283 (17.1)  
 Third quintile 381 (20.5) 39 (20.0) 342 (20.6)  
 Fourth quintile 398 (21.5) 28 (14.4) 370 (22.3)  
 Richest quintile 437 (23.6) 35 (17.9) 402 (24.2) <0.001