Table 1

Participants in the three components of the study, with selected demographic indicators

Ethnic group


Tamang [%]

Brahmin-Chhetri [%]

Artisanal group [%]

Newar [%]

Magar [%]

Gurung [%]

Total


Quantitative study

Previous births

5982

1615

476

244

407

74

8798

Recalled significant illness at any time during maternity

2476 [41]

640 [40]

208 [44]

65 [27]

134 [33]

34 [46]

3557 [40]

Case studies

15

9

3

1

1

1

30

Focus groups

With women

4

4

5

4

3

3

23

With men

4

3

4

3

3

3

20

Selected demographic indicators

Maternal age

Under 20

708 [12]

257 [16]

91 [19]

35 [14]

45 [11]

10 [13]

1146 [13]

20–29

3252 [54]

1093 [68]

271 [57]

161 [66]

242 [59]

39 [53]

5058 [58]

30–39

1655 [28]

222 [14]

104 [22]

41 [17]

101 [25]

19 [26]

2142 [24]

40 and over

367 [6]

43 [2]

10 [2]

7 [3]

19 [5]

6 [8]

452 [5]

Schooling

None

5371 [90]

768 [47]

387 [81]

154 [63]

301 [74]

54 [73]

7035 [80]

Up to class 5

504 [8]

415 [26]

68 [14]

48 [20]

71 [17]

17 [23]

1123 [13]

Above class 5

107 [2]

432 [27]

21 [5]

42 [17]

35 [9]

3 [4]

640 [7]

Appliance score

0: None of the possessions below

3620 [61]

552 [34]

233 [49]

74 [30]

197 [48]

44 [60]

4720 [54]

1: Wall clock, radio, iron, bicycle

1862 [31]

602 [37]

163 [34]

82 [34]

127 [31]

24 [32]

2860 [32]

2: Hand tractor, sewing machine, camera, cassette player, fan

298 [5]

195 [12]

60 [13]

27 [11]

43 [11]

3 [4]

626 [7]

3: Any motor vehicle, television, refrigerator

202 [3]

266 [17]

20 [4]

61 [25]

40 [10]

3 [4]

592 [7]


Mesko et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2003 3:3   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-3-3

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