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Table 1 Basic characteristics of participants of intervention and control groups at baseline

From: Impact of the village health center project on contraceptive behaviors in rural Jordan: a quasi-experimental difference-in-differences analysis

Variable Intervention group Control group P-value
(N = 510) (N = 509)
n (%) n (%)
Age (mean [SD]) 34.4 [7.86] 34.4 [8.18] 0.91a
Nationality
 Jordan 483 (94.7) 490 (96.3) 0.32b
 Syrian 26 (5.1) 17 (3.3)  
 Others 1 (0.2) 2 (0.4)  
Years of school attendance (years)
 No education 5 (1.2) 2 (0.9) 0.68b
 1–10 141 (27.4) 135 (29.8)  
 11–12 219 (41.4) 225 (40.3)  
 13+ 145 (30.0) 146 (29.0)  
Age at first marriage (mean [SD]) 21.1 [4.32] 21.6 [4.80] 0.06a
Number of children (mean [SD]) 3.5 [2.18] 3.4 [2.04] 0.28a
Years at current residence (mean [SD]) 9.1 [7.89] 8.4 [7.70] 0.14a
Monthly household incomec (mean [SD]) 380.3 [175.92] 382.2 [185.25] 0.87a
(Medium) (350.0)   (350.0)   
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. at-test
  3. bChi-square test
  4. cJordan dinar
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