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Table 1 Characteristics of 3848 women respondents in 40 informal settlement areas in Mumbai who had delivered in the two years preceding the census

From: Examining inequalities in uptake of maternal health care and choice of provider in underserved urban areas of Mumbai, India: a mixed methods study

  Respondents (%)
Maternal education   
 None or informal 1170 (30)
 Primary 236 (6)
 Secondary 2144 (56)
 Higher 297 (8)
 Missing 1 (<1)
Household asset quintile   
 Quintile 1 771 (20)
 Quintile 2 769 (20)
 Quintile 3 785 (20)
 Quintile 4 758 (20)
 Quintile 5 765 (20)
Duration of residency in Mumbai   
 Less than 1 year 260 (7)
 1–4 years 867 (22)
 5–9 years 561 (15)
 10 years or more 2160 (56)
Age   
 Under 20 139 (3)
 20–29 2841 (74)
 30–39 804 (21)
 40–49 64 (2)
Parity, including index delivery   
 1 1168 (30)
 2 1009 (26)
 3 765 (20)
 4 413 (11)
 5 or more 493 (13)
Religion   
 Muslim 3184 (83)
 Hindu 651 (17)
 Other 13 (<1)
 All 3848 (100)