Research Article

Spatial Divisions and Fertility in India

Table 3

T tests of the differences in women’s age at marriage, years of schooling, and child loss across the three divisions of Northern Plains, Deccan Plateau, and the Himalayan Region.

VariableComparisonDifference in means

Age at marriageNorthern versus Decan*.78 years
Northern versus Himalayan*1.88 years
Year of schoolingNorthern versus Decan*1.64 years
Northern versus Himalayan*1.55 years
Child lossNorthern versus Decan*
Northern versus Himalayan*