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Table 3 Comparison between intervention and control groups by background characteristics

From: The HERrespect intervention to address violence against female garment workers in Bangladesh: study protocol for a quasi-experimental trial

Characteristics Worker survey Management survey
Intervention % (n) Control
% (n)
P-value Intervention % (n) Control
% (n)
P-value
N 400 400   195 200  
Age in years
 15-19 8.3 1.3   1.0 0.0  
 20-24 36.5 24.8   13.3 2.5  
 25-29 34.3 32.8 0.000a 25.6 23.5 0.000a
 30-34 16.3 24.0   30.3 29.5  
  ≥ 35 4.8 17.8   29.7 44.5  
Level of education
 No education 14.3 23.6   0.0 0.0  
 1-5 years 32.0 40.3   3.6 7.0  
 6-10 years 48.3 34.3 0.000a 48.7 53.8 0.118
 11-12 years 4.8 1.8   30.8 21.1  
 13-15 years 0.8 0.0   9.7 12.6  
  > 15 years 0.8 0.0   7.2 5.5  
Duration of work in the current factory
 0-2 years 53.5 20.0   49.2 13.0  
 3-5 years 31.8 43.5 0.000a 28.2 22.5 0.000a
 6 or more 14.8 36.5   22.6 64.5  
Mean earnings per month 8454.6 8555.9 0.290 21,146.5 24,751.1 0.017b
  1. aSignificant at 1% level of significance
  2. bSignificant at 5% level of significance