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Table 1 Socioeconomic and geographic characteristics of respondents women in NDHS 2016

From: Intersectional (in) equities in contact coverage of maternal and newborn health services in Nepal: insights from a nationwide cross-sectional household survey

Determinants Frequency (N = 1978) %
Structural
 Wealth rank
  Poor (40%) 832 42.3
  Rich (60%) 1146 58.2
 Ethnicity
  Disadvantaged 1374 69.8
  Advantaged 604 30.7
 Education
  Illiterate 570 29.0
  Literate 1408 71.5
 Intersectionality
 Marginalisation status of women
  Poor and illiterate and disadvantaged ethnicity 197 10.0
  or and illiterate and advantaged ethnicity 70 4.0
  Poor and literate and disadvantaged ethnicity 347 18.0
  Rich and illiterate and disadvantaged ethnicity 283 14.0
  Poor and literate and advantaged ethnicity 218 11.0
  Rich and illiterate and advantaged ethnicity 20 1.0
  Rich and literate and disadvantaged ethnicity 547 28.0
  Rich and literate and advantaged ethnicity 296 15.0
Intermediary
 Language
  Nepali 839 42.6
  Maithili 360 18.3
  Bhojpuri 267 13.6
  Others (e.g., Newari or Tharu) 512 26.0
 Provinces
  One 338 17.2
 Two 513 26.1
  Three 312 15.9
  Four 164 8.3
  Five 364 18.5
  Six 121 6.1
  Seven 166 8.4
 Residence
  Urban 1062 54.0
  Rural 916 46.5
 Region
  Mountain 131 6.7
  Hill 760 38.6
  Terai 1087 55.2