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Table 1 Participant socio-demographics

From: Intersecting sex-related inequalities in self-reported testing for and prevalence of Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) risk factors in Kerala

Demographics Proportions % (n)a Pearson Chi-square p value
  Women (N = 3398) Men (N = 2982)  
Age
 30–44 26.7 (909) 25.4 (757) 0.436
 45–59 36.0 (1224) 37.8 (1126)  
 60+ 37.2 (1265) 36.9 (1100)  
Level of Education    0.004
 Illiterate 7.5 (254) 3.1 (93)  
 Primary 2.12 (72) 1.13 (34)  
 Secondary 35.7 (1214) 34.1 (1018)  
 Higher Secondary and above 54.7 (1857) 61.6 (1837)  
Wealth    0.101
 Poorest (Quintile 1) 18.4 (502) 16.8 (624)  
 Poor (Quintile 2) 20.0 (629) 21.1 (680)  
 Middle (Quintile 3) 23.2 (704) 23.6 (789)  
 Richer (Quintile 4) 17.5 (520) 17.5 (595)  
 Richest (Quintile 5) 20.9 (627) 21.0 (710)  
Religion    0.198
 Hindu 65.1 (2210) 65.6 (1955)  
 Muslim 18.7 (635) 17.6 (523)  
 Christian 16.2 (549) 16.6 (498)  
 Prefer not to say 0.1 (4) 0.2 (6)  
Caste and tribal status    0.602
 Schedule Caste (SC) 7.4 (250) 7.3 (217)  
 Tribal Status (ST) 2.2 (76) 1.9 (57)  
 Other Backward Class (OBC) 62.5 (2123) 63.2 (1884)  
 General 27.4 (929) 27 (806)  
  1. Bold p-values indicate statistically significant sex differences. The sample also had ”other gender” which was excluded from the analysis due to insufficient sample size. Prefer not to say/Don’t know were excluded from inequity analysis
  2. an refers to numerator values. Due to rounding,-totals may not match