Table 1

Frequencies of confounding variables in 628 participants with complete data
Variable Non-RBA RBA Total
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Caste
Brahmin/Chetri 110 (35.4) 58 (18.3) 168 (26.8)
Other 201 (64.6) 259 (81.7) 460 (73.3)
Gender
Male 117 (37.6) 95 (30.0) 212 (33.8)
Female 194 (62.4) 222 (70.0) 416 (66.2)
Education
Illiterate 122 (39.2) 105 (33.1) 227 (36.2)
Literate 189 (60.8) 212 (66.9) 401 (63.9)
Food sufficiency
<9 months 160 (51.5) 176 (55.5) 336 (53.5)
9+ months 151 (48.6) 141 (44.5) 292 (46.5)
Marital status
Married and together 239 (76.9) 252 (79.5) 491 (78.2)
Other 72 (23.2) 65 (20.5) 137 (21.8)
Birth in last 3 years
No 235 (75.6) 212 (66.9) 447 (71.2)
Yes 76 (24.4) 105 (33.1) 181 (28.8)
Number of children
None 51 (16.4) 36 (11.4) 87 (13.9)
One or more 260 (83.6) 281 (88.6) 541 (86.2)

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Rana et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2012 12:20   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-12-20

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