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Table 3 Sociodemographic, knowledge and attitude characteristics of survey respondents, and levels of male involvement in MNH by indicator: N = 203

From: Correlates of male involvement in maternal and newborn health: a cross-sectional study of men in a peri-urban region of Myanmar

Sociodemographic characteristics  
Respondent’s age in years: median (IQR) 32 (27–38)
Wife’s age in years: median (IQR) 30 (24–34)
Education: n (%)
 Illiterate 4 (2 %)
 Primary/basic literacy 47 (23 %)
 Middle school 83 (41 %)
 High school/university 69 (34 %)
Wife’s education: n (%)
 Illiterate 6 (3 %)
 Primary/basic literacy 54 (27 %)
 Middle school 68 (34 %)
 High school/university 75 (37 %)
Employment: n (%)
Unemployed 2 (1 %)
 Odd jobs or daily wager 109 (54 %)
 Private or government employee or own business 79 (39 %)
 Other 13 (7 %)
Wife’s employment: n (%)
 Unemployed 139 (68 %)
 Odd jobs or daily wager 18 (9 %)
 Private or government employee or own business 36 (18 %)
 Other 10 (5 %)
 Number of children: median (IQR) 2 (1–3)
Household income (USD/month)*: n (%)
 ≤100 95 (47 %)
 >100 108 (53 %)
Religion: n (%)
 Buddhist 194 (96 %)
 Muslim 7 (3 %)
 Other 2 (1 %)
Knowledge of MNH and attitudes towards male involvement
 Knowledge score: median (IQR) 8 (6–10)
 Favourable attitude to male role in MNH: n (%) 78 (38 %)
Indicators of male involvement: n (%)
 Accompanied wife to ANC 166 (82 %)
 Present at the place of childbirth 177 (87 %)
 Discussed pregnancy with a health provider 55 (27 %)
 Shared decision regarding health care provider 123 (61 %)
 Shared decision regarding contraception 141 (69 %)
  1. * Equivalent to 100,000 Myanmar kyats