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Table 1 Socioeconomic characteristics of study participants

From: Compromised maternal nutritional status in early pregnancy and its relation to the birth size in young rural Indian mothers

Variable Category N (%)
Family size < 4 57 (27.9)
4–5 33 (16.2)
> 5 114 (55.9)
Maternal education < 5th grade 31 (15.2)
7th grade 39 (19.1)
10th grade 88 (43.1)
>12th grade 46 (22.6)
Father’s education < 5th grade 21 (10.3)
7th grade 28 (13.7)
10th grade 69 (33.8)
>12th grade 86 (42.2)
Maternal occupation Laborer/farming 86 (42.2)
Housewife 118 (57.8)
Fathers occupation Laborer/farming 41 (20)
Service 163 (79.9)
Monthly family income (US $) < 111 58 (28.4)
111–138 83 (40.6)
> 138 63 (30.8)