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Table 4 Characteristics of intervention households in Habiganj District, Sylhet Division, Bangladesh

From: Design, delivery, and determinants of uptake: findings from a food hygiene behavior change intervention in rural Bangladesh

Household characteristics freq. %
Wealth Poorest 283 22.4
Lower 255 20.2
Medium 252 20.0
Upper 257 20.3
Wealthiest 217 17.1
Religion Muslim 898 70.7
Hindu 373 29.3
Household members Up to 5 446 35.3
5–10 585 46.3
More than 10 233 18.4
Women’s education None 198 15.6
Partial/complete primary 562 44.2
Partial secondary or more 511 40.2
Number of children under 3 years No child 685 53.7
One child 522 41.0
Two children 68   5.3
Age of youngest child (under 3 years) 0–6 months 83 14.1
7–12 months 125 21.2
13–24 months 190 32.2
25–36 months 192 32.5
  1. Total n = 1275, for some variables total n is smaller due to additional missing values: wealth and number of household members (n = 1264), religion and women’s education (n = 1271)