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Table 1 Baseline characteristics for the total sample and stratified by treatment arm, presented at the individual (n = 3177) and cluster (n = 160) levels

From: The effect of an affordable daycare program on health and economic well-being in Rajasthan, India: protocol for a cluster-randomized impact evaluation study

  Individual-level analysis
  Total sample Control hamlets Treated hamlets
Variablea No. Mean SD No. Mean SD No. Mean SD
Age (years) 3169 29.87 6.86 1517 29.87 6.90 1652 29.86 6.83
Any schooling 3175 0.26 0.44 1519 0.27 0.44 1656 0.25 0.43
Married 3177 0.98 0.12 1521 0.99 0.11 1656 0.98 0.14
Age married (years) 3070 17.47 2.85 1467 17.49 2.70 1603 17.44 2.98
No. sons 3177 1.62 1.16 1521 1.62 1.16 1656 1.61 1.16
No. daughters 3177 1.65 1.27 1521 1.60 1.25 1656 1.69 1.28
Hindu religion 3175 0.72 0.45 1519 0.73 0.44 1656 0.72 0.45
Worked in past 7 d 3177 0.59 0.49 1521 0.59 0.49 1656 0.59 0.49
Worked in past 12 mo 3177 0.95 0.22 1521 0.93 0.25 1656 0.96 0.18
Paid cash for work 3016 0.09 0.28 1420 0.09 0.29 1596 0.09 0.28
Days childcare prevents work 3016 1.53 4.66 1420 1.64 4.97 1596 1.42 4.36
Below poverty line 3168 0.50 0.50 1517 0.51 0.50 1651 0.50 0.50
  Cluster-level comparison
  Total sample Control hamlets Tread hamlets
  No. Mean SD No. Mean SD No. Mean SD
Age (years) 160 29.89 1.93 80 29.84 2.14 80 29.93 1.70
Any schooling 160 0.27 0.17 80 0.28 0.18 80 0.26 0.16
Married 160 0.98 0.03 80 0.99 0.03 80 0.98 0.04
Age married (years) 160 17.50 0.74 80 17.49 0.73 80 17.51 0.75
No. sons 160 1.60 0.33 80 1.61 0.34 80 1.58 0.32
No. daughters 160 1.65 0.34 80 1.59 0.36 80 1.70 0.31
Hindu religion 160 0.72 0.15 80 0.74 0.17 80 0.71 0.14
Worked in past 7 d 160 0.59 0.19 80 0.60 0.19 80 0.58 0.18
Worked in past 12 mo 160 0.95 0.07 80 0.94 0.08 80 0.96 0.06
Paid cash for work 160 0.09 0.10 80 0.09 0.10 80 0.09 0.09
Days childcare prevents work 160 1.60 1.67 80 1.78 1.88 80 1.41 1.42
Below poverty line 160 0.51 0.18 80 0.52 0.19 80 0.50 0.17
  1. a Variables are: age in years (age); whether the respondent ever attended school (any schooling) or not; whether the respondent was married (married) or not married, including widowed, divorced, separated, or living together married; the age at marriage, if married (age married); the number of sons under age 18 y who live at home (no. sons); the number of daughters under age 18 y who live at home (no. daughters); Hindu religion (Hindu) or other, including other religion, no religion, or unknown; whether the respondent worked in the past seven days (worked in past 7 d) or not; whether the respondent worked in the past 12 months (worked in past 12 mo) or not; whether respondents who reported working in the past 12 months were paid in cash (paid cash for work) or not; the number of days in the past month that respondents who reported working in the past year were unable to work because of childcare (days childcare prevents work); and whether the household has a Below the Poverty Line card (below poverty line)