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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the RANI study participants (n = 330)

From: Determinants of work capacity (predicted VO2max) in non-pregnant women of reproductive age living in rural India

Variable Mean ± SD Frequency (%)
Age (y) 30 ± 8  
BMI (kg/m2) 21.1 ± 3.6  
Hb concentration (g/dL) 11.5 ± 1.3  
Education (y)
 None   18.4
 1–7   35.0
 8–13   46.6
Caste
 1 Scheduled caste   13.6
 2 Scheduled tribe   24.8
 3 Other backward caste   59.5
 4 None   2.1
Number of children
 0   23.7
 1   18.8
 2   36.8
 3   14.4
 4   5.1
 5   1.1
Currently Breastfeeding
 Yes   24.8