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Table 2 Socio-demographic and socio-economic characteristics of households at endline enrolled for follow up study

From: Cluster-randomised trial to test the effect of a behaviour change intervention on toilet use in rural India: results and methodological considerations

Item Control Intervention Prevalence difference, %
N % N %
Total 1214   1278   
Household size
 1–3 252 20.8 267 20.9 0.1
 4–5 398 32.8 436 34.1 1.2
 6–7 365 30.1 324 25.4 −4.5
 8+ 199 16.4 251 19.6 3.1
Caste
 SC/ST 56 4.6 39 3.1 −2.3
 OBC 730 60.1 792 62.0 1.7
 General 315 26.0 357 27.9 2.9
 Prefer not to disclose 113 9.3 90 7.0 −1.8
Religion
 Hindu 1200 98.9 1264 98.9 0.1
 Muslim 14 1.2 14 1.1 −0.1
Highest female education level (n = 2467)
 No formal schooling 277 23.0 259 20.4 −2.5
 Primary 161 13.4 181 14.3 1.1
 Secondary 682 56.6 716 56.4 −0.3
 Diploma 9 0.8 10 0.8 0.1
 graduate 77 6.4 104 8.2 1.7
Highest male education level (n = 2449)
 No formal schooling 83 6.9 82 6.5 −0.3
 Primary 156 13.0 160 12.7 0.1
 Secondary 774 64.7 727 57.7 −7.0
 Diploma 29 2.4 23 1.8 −0.5
 graduate 156 13.0 269 21.3 8.6
Asset index quartile
 Lowest 348 28.7 294 23.0 −5.6
 Low intermediate 319 26.3 288 22.5 −4.1
 High intermediate 295 24.3 340 26.6 2.6
 Highest 252 20.8 356 27.9 7.4
House structure
 Kutcha 158 13.0 165 12.9 −0.1
 Semi-pukka 619 51.0 631 49.4 −1.5
 Pukka 437 36.0 482 37.7 1.7