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Table 1 Socio-demographic profile of the study population, India, 2015–16

From: Anaemia among mother-father-child pairs in India: examining co-existence of triple burden of anaemia in a family

Background variables Percentage Sample
Couple’s age
 Both young 7.0 1849
 Both old 67.4 19,014
 Others 25.7 6047
Couple’s education
 Both uneducated 12.2 3517
 Both educated 67.3 17,595
 Anyone educated 20.5 5798
Couple’s employment
 Both unemployed 7.0 1949
 Both employed 16.7 4618
 Anyone employed 76.2 20,343
Caste
 Scheduled Caste 20.6 5034
 Scheduled Tribe 11.0 5625
 Other Backward Class 44.6 10,260
 Others 23.7 5991
Religion
 Hindu 79.7 19,495
 Muslim 15.5 4246
 Others 4.7 3169
Wealth quintile
 Poor 43.8 12,735
 Middle 21.2 5613
 Rich 35.0 8562
Place of residence
 Urban 31.0 6954
 Rural 69.0 19,956
Region
 North 13.4 5446
 Central 25.1 7339
 East 21.9 4843
 Northeast 3.5 3747
 West 15.7 2483
 South 20.4 3052