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Table 4 Socio-demographic, Socio-economic Characteristics, duration since menarche and MHM behaviors among Adolescent Girls in Rural Uttar Pradesh

From: What are the psychometric properties of a menstrual hygiene management scale: a community-based cross-sectional study

CharacteristicsOverall (%)
N2212
District
Jaunpur36.71
Sonebhadra29.84
Mirzapur33.45
Religion
Non-Hindu2.94
Hindu97.06
Caste
General Caste9.45
Scheduled caste/tribe50.50
Other Backward Caste40.05
Type of House
Kutcha (Raw/temporary)47.11
Semi-Pucca (Frame is concrete, but walls are raw/temporary)24.46
Pucca (Solid/Concrete)28.44
Marital status
Married0.86
Unmarried98.87
Other0.27
Duration since menarche
< 1 year13.66
 ≥1 year86.34
MHM indicators
Adequate preparation of clean absorbent23.42
Adequate storage of clean absorbent60.53
Adequate privacy to change53.12
Adequate frequency of changing63.79
Adequate disposal40.55
Adequate hygiene58.32