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Research Article

Utilization of Maternal and Child Health Care Services by Primigravida Females in Urban and Rural Areas of India

Table 1

Sociodemographic profile of study participants.

VariablesRuralUrban value value

Religion
 Hindu76 (63.3%)61 (50.8%)3.830.051
 Muslim44 (36.7%)59 (49.2%)
Educational
 Illiterate20 (16.7%)9 (7.5%)10.560.03
 Primary22 (18.3%)15 (12.5%)
 Secondary66 (55%)72 (60%)
 Higher secondary11 (9.2%)19 (15.8%)
 Graduate1 (0.8%)5 (4.2%)
Age at marriage in (years)
 15-163 (2.5%)4 (3.3%)20.63<0.001
 17-1853 (44.2%)37 (30.8%)
 19-2046 (38.3%)38 (31.7%)
 21-2217 (14.2%)22 (18.3%)
 23-241 (0.8%)16 (13.3%)
 >250 (0.0%)3 (2.5%)
Age of study participants
 <181 (0.8%)4 (3.3%)17.56<0.01
 18–20 79 (65.8%)56 (46.7%)
 21–2332 (26.7%)32 (26.7%)
 24–266 (5%)25 (20.8%)
272 (1.7%)3 (2.5%)
Socioeconomic class
 Class I22 (18.3%)24 (20%)3.30.39
 Class II62 (51.7%)67 (55.8%)
 Class III27 (22.5%)26 (21.7%)
 Class IV9 (7.5%)3 (2.5%)
Occupation
 Housewife92 (76.7%)118 (98.3%)28.42<0.01
 Manual labourer17 (14.2%)0 (0%)
 Tailor3 (2.5%)2 (1.7%)
 Farmer4 (3.3%)0 (0%)
 Govt. job2 (1.7%)0 (0%)
 Maid2 (1.7%)0 (0%)

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