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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of men interviewed (n = 20)

From: Husbands' involvement in delivery care utilization in rural Bangladesh: A qualitative study

Characteristic Skilled Birth Attendant (n) Untrained Dhatri(n)
Age of respondent (years)   
   20-29 5 4
   30-39 5 3
   40 + 0 3
Age of youngest child (months)   
   < 1 1 0
   1-5 8 6
   6 + 1 4
Number of children   
   1 5 0
   > 1 5 10
Child deaths   
   None 7 6
   1-2 3 4
Education   
   None 2 5
   Class 1-4 5 2
   Class 5-9 3 3
Occupation   
   Agricultural laborer 7 6
   Other 3 4
Ethnicity   
   Bengali 8 8
   Garo 1 1
   Hajong 1 1
Religion   
   Muslim 7 7
   Hindu 2 2
   Christian 1 1
Approximate monthly income per household (Taka and USD)   
   1,000-2,499 [12-31 USD] 4 4
   2,500-3,200 [32-39 USD] 6 6
Approximate monthly income per family member (Taka and USD)   
   250-649 [3-8 USD] 4 8
   650-1,100 [9-13 USD] 6 2
Distance to closest health facility (km)   
   5-6.9 7 6
   7-10 3 4