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Table 5 Association between intervention strategies and early marriage among young people in UP and Bihar

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

  All Males Females
YIC 2.25 (1.28–3.94)* 2.14 (.40–11.43) 2.08 (1.11–3.89)*
Access to mass media 1.79 (1.15–2.78)* .80 (.27–2.38) 1.05 (.61–1.79)
Peer education 1.03 (.57–2.85) .44 (.08–2.37) 1.83 (.96–3.49)
Caste 1.59 (1.02–2.50)* 4.70 (.61–36.30) 1.64 (1.01–2.67)*
Income .44 (.26–.75) 1.08 (.33–3.47) .67 (.35–1.29)
  1. *P value p<0.05