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Table 1 Sample distribution according to socio-demographic factors of the male sub sample in NDHS 2011

From: Association of adult tobacco use with household food access insecurity: results from Nepal demographic and health survey, 2011

Characteristic Number (%)
Men’s age (mean = 29.0 and SD = 10.2) -
Women’s age (mean = 27.1 and SD = 6.1) -
Women’s educational level
 No education 2052 (49.8)
 Primary 850 (20.6)
 Secondary 1045 (25.4)
 Higher 174 (4.2)
Men’s educational level
 No education 498 (12.1)
 Primary 815 (19.8)
 Secondary 2139 (51.9)
 Higher 669 (16.2)
Men’s occupation
 Unemployed 540 (13.1)
 Professional/service/business 511 (12.4)
 Agriculturist 1303 (31.6)
 Manual workers 1767 (42.9)
Household’s wealth index
 Poorest 711 (17.3)
 Poorer 688 (16.7)
 Middle 729 (17.6)
 Richer 861 (20.9)
 Richest 1134 (27.5)
Urban/rural area
 Rural 3559 (86.4)
 Urban 562 (13.6)
Development region
 Eastern 978 (23.7)
 Central 1002 (24.3)
 Western 706 (17.1)
 Mid-western 781 (19.0)
 Far-western 654 (15.9)
Ecological region
 Mountain 618 (15.0)
 Hill 1582 (38.4)
 Terai (plains) 1921 (46.6)