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Table 1 Population characteristics of Tehsil Havelian (study area) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, Pakistan

From: Under-estimation of maternal and perinatal mortality revealed by an enhanced surveillance system: enumerating all births and deaths in Pakistan

Characteristics Study areaa 2015/16 Provinceb
DHS sample 2012/13
p-valuec
Fertility
 Annual live births 7273 350  
 Married WRA 51,690d 2695e  
 General Fertility Ratef 141 130 0.168
 Total Fertility Rateg
 (95% CI)
4.3
(4.0–4.6)
3.9
(3.7–4.2)
ns
Body Mass Index
 Median 24.5 25.4  
 Underweight (> 18.5) 522 (6.9) 54 (5.8) 0.203
 Normal (18.5 - 24.9), n (%) 3603 (47.8) 390 (41.9) < 0.001
 Overweight (25.0 - 29.9), n (%) 1997 (26.5) 313 (33.7) < 0.001
 Obese (≥30.0), n (%) 1422 (18.8) 173 (18.6) 0.856
 Total women, n (%) 7544 (100) 930 (100)  
Sex ratio at birthh 106 107 0.538
 Males 3655 1532  
 Females 3857 1436  
  1. Abbreviations: WRA Women of Reproductive Age, DHS Demographic Health Survey, CI Confidence Intervals, ns not significant based on 95% CI
  2. aDate collected by enhanced surveillance system (June 2015 to May 2016)
  3. bDHS survey data 2012/13 for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  4. cfrom chi-square
  5. dage 18–49 years
  6. eage 15–49 years
  7. fGeneral Fertility Rate is annual live births/103 Married WRA
  8. gTotal Fertility Rate per woman
  9. hSex ratio is for total births (for provincial sample, total births include 10 years data i.e. from 2002 to 2012)