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Table 4 Cross-tabulation and bi-variate analysis of the socio-demographic factors intervention strategies and school retention 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

  Currently not going to school All   Male   Female
Income
  > 3000 361 (26.9)   143 (23.7)   218 (29.5)  
  ≤ 3000 75 (26.6) .99 (.74–1.32) 54 (27.7) 1.23 (.85–1.78) 21 (24.1) .76 (.45–1.27)
Caste
 General 74 (18.5)   35 (16.6)   39 (20.5)  
 OBC/SC/ST 362 (29.6) 1.86 (1.40–46)* 162 (27.6) 1.91 (1.28–2.87)* 200 (31.4) 1.78 (1.20–2.62)*
Exposure to peer educators
 Yes 56 (23.0)   12 (19.7)   44 (24.2)  
 No 358 (28.4) 1.33 (.96–1.83) 170 (25.7) 1.41 (.73–2.72) 188 (31.4) 1.44 (.98–2.10)
Access to Media
 Yes 91 (19.9)   64 (20.1)   27 (19.4)  
 No 345 (29.6) 1.69 (1.30–2.19)* 133 (27.7) 1.52 (1.08–2.14)* 212 (30.9) 1.85 (1.18–2.90)*
Exposure to Youth Information Centre
 Yes 54 (14.6)   20 (11.9)   34 (16.8)  
 No 382 (30.5) 2.57 (1.87–3.50)* 177 (28.1) 2.89 (1.75–4.75)* 205 (32.9) 2.42 (1.61–3.62)*
  1. *P value p<0.05