International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2015 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

A Comparative Study of Prevalence of RTI/STI Symptoms and Treatment Seeking Behaviour among the Married Women in Urban and Rural Areas of Delhi

Table 6

Treatment seeking behaviour in relation to some sociodemographic, obstetric, and behavioural factors in urban and rural area.

CharacteristicsUrban ()Rural ()
Sought treatment (%)Total symptomatic respondents (%) valueSought treatment (%)Total symptomatic respondents (%) value

Age
 18–2519 (65)29 (32)0.0016 (18.8)32 (36) 0.000
 26–3540 (75)53 (58)28 (58.3)48 (53)
 36–457 (78)9 (10)7 (70)10 (11)
Education
 Illiterate16 (59.3)27 (30)0.00310 (37)27 (30)0.04
 Up to high school35 (78)45 (50)22 (48.9)45 (50)
 Post-high school15 (83.3)18 (20)9 (50)18 (20)
Occupation
 Working4 (67)6 (7)0.1205 (71)7 (8)0.04
 Housewife62 (73)85 (93)35 (42)83 (92)
Monthly income per capita
 Up to 100021 (70)30 (33)0.08511 (40)28 (31)0.074
 1001–200014 (67)21 (23)12 (43)28 (31)
 2001 or more31 (78)40 (44)16 (47)34 (38)
Contraception usage
 Yes50 (79.4)63 (69) 0.00121 (53.8)39 (43)0.041
 No16 (57.1)28 (31)20 (39.2)51 (57)