Table 1

Characteristics of the study subjects (N = 508)
Parameters
Age, years 44.96 ± 9.5
Gender
Male 240 (47%)
Female 268 (53%)
Education
Illiterate 101 (20%)
Primary to 8th grade 165 (33%)
Secondary–Higher Secondary 152 (30%)
Graduate & above 90 (17%)
Habitat
Urban 237 (47%)
Semi-urban 109 (22%)
Rural 162 (31%)
Occupation
Service 76 (15%)
Business 119 (23%)
Homemaker 245 (48%)
Others (laborer/unemployed) 68 (14%)
Monthly Income (US$)
Low income (≤905) 120 (24%)
Lower-middle income (906–3595) 277 (55%)
Upper-middle income (3596–11115) 88 (17%)
High income ( ≥11116) 23 (5%)

Results are expressed as number (%) and mean ± SD; US$1 = 80 Bangladeshi Taka (BDT).

Saleh et al.

Saleh et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1112   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1112

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