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Table 3 Cross-tabulation and bi-variate analysis of the socio-demographic factors, intervention strategies and early pregnancy in UP and Bihar (India)

From: Effectiveness of a community based intervention to delay early marriage, early pregnancy and improve school retention among adolescents in India

  N
Pregnancy below 19 years
OR Male** OR Female OR
Currently going to school
 Yes 13 (19.4)   4 (21.1)   9 (18.8)  
 No 62 (20.0) 1.69 (.86–3.32) 16 (20.8) .98 (.28–3.37) 46 (33.6) 2.19 (.98–4.91)
Income
  > 3000 103 (32.1)   18 (21.7)   85 (35.7)  
  ≤ 3000 14 (28.6) .85 (.44–1.64) 5 (20.0) 1.23 (.85–1.78) 9 (37.5) .76 (.45–1.27)
Caste
 General 12 (21.1)   2 (15.4)   10 (22.7)  
 OBC/SC/ST 105 (33.5) 1.89 (.96–3.73) 21 (22.1) 1.92 (1.28–2.87)* 84 (38.5) 1.78 (1.20–2.62)*
Exposure to peer educators
 Yes 8 (20.0)   3 (42.9)   5 (15.2)  
 No 105 (34.0) 2.06 (.92–4.63) 19 (20.7) 1.41 (.73–2.72) 86 (39.6) 1.44 (.98–2.10)
Access to Media
 Yes 20 (27.4)   8 (22.9)   12 (31.6)  
 No 97 (32.7) 1.28 (.73–2.27) 15 (20.5) 1.52 (1.08–2.14)* 82 (36.6) 1.85 (1.18–2.90)*
Exposure to Youth Information Centre
 Yes 5 (11.9)   1 (7.1)   4 (14.3)  
 No 112 (34.1) 3.84 (1.47–10.03)* 22 (23.4) 2.89 (1.76–4.76)* 90 (38.5) 2.42 (1.61–3.62)*
  1. **The response for the males is regarding their wife’s age at first conception
  2. *P value p<0.05