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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: What he knows about her and how it affects her? Husband’s knowledge of pregnancy complications and maternal health care utilization among tribal population in Maharashtra, India

Background characteristics Cases (N) Percent
Current age
 19–24 95 24.7
 25–29 169 43.9
 > 29 121 31.4
Education
 Illiterate 108 28.1
 Primary 70 18.2
 Secondary 147 38.2
 Higher secondary 60 15.6
Type of family
 Nuclear family 234 60.8
 Joint family 151 39.2
Type of marriage
 Arrange marriage 295 76.6
 Love marriage 90 23.4
Type of tribes
 Gond 142 36.9
 Madiya 243 62.9
Current Occupation
 Agriculture 213 57.0
 Agricultural labour 91 24.3
 Government/Private employees 55 14.7
 Others 15 4.0
Media exposure
 No exposure 152 65.5
 Any exposure 133 34.5
 Total 385 100