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Research Article

Nutritional Status among Females of Bhaina Tribe of Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India: An Anthropological Insight

Table 3

Socioeconomic profile among Bhaina tribe of Bilaspur.

CharacteristicsMale (141)Female (161) value

Age (years) (mean ± SD)29.57 ± 16.3126.85 ± 17.691.38 (0.168)a
Education
 Illiterate25 (17.73%)69 (42.85%)23.7 (<0.0001)b
 ICDS44 (31.20%)42 (26.08%)
 Primary59 (41.84%)43 (26.71%)
 Secondary13 (9.22%)7 (4.35%)
Occupation
(M = 201; F = 201)
 Unemployed70 (34.82%)64 (31.84%)111 (<0.0001)b
 Cultivator101 (50.25%)27 (13.43%)
 Wage labour25 (12.44%)28 (13.93%)
 Other*5 (2.48%)82 (40.79%)
Marital status
 Married84 (59.57)93 (57.76)0.102 (0.750)b
 Unmarried57 (40.42)68 (42.23)

Unpaired -test; blikelihood ratio test ( value); it includes family members who work outside the village; *it includes occupation such as business (in male population) and housewife (in female population).
ICDS: Integrated Child Development Programme.

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