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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the women surveyed in BDHS 2011 and 2014

From: Trends, determinants and inequities of 4+ ANC utilisation in Bangladesh

Variables Survey year P value
2011 (N = 8798) 2014 (N = 8091)  
  n (%) n (%)  
Age (Years)
 ≤19 1207 (13.7) 1185 (14.6) 0.00
 20–29 5628 (64.0) 4991 (61.7)
 30–39 1727 (19.6) 1770 (21.9)
 ≥40 236 (2.7) 145 (1.8)
Education
 No education 1785 (20.3) 1328 (16.4) 0.00
 Primary 2712 (30.8) 2264 (28.0)
 Secondary 2686 (41.9) 3746 (46.3)
 Higher 615 (7.0) 754 (9.3)
Parity
 1 2465 (28.0) 3133 (38.7) 0.00
 2 2801 (31.8) 2426 (30.0)
 3 1708 (19.4) 1301 (16.1)
 4 896 (10.2) 641 (7.9)
 5 437 (5.0) 289 (3.6)
 ≥6 490 (5.6) 300 (3.7)
Division
 Barisal 491 (5.6) 458 (5.7) 0.00
 Chittagong 2018 (22.9) 1748 (21.6)
 Dhaka 2732 (31.1) 2831 (35.0)
 Khulna 796 (9.0) 611 (7.6)
 Rajshahi 2078 (23.6) 1626 (20.1)
 Sylhet 682 (7.8) 818 (10.1)
Religion
 Muslim 8063 (91.6) 7407 (91.5) 0.79
 Hindu and others 735 (8.4) 685 (8.5)
Area
 Rural 6840 (77.7) 6036 (74.6) 0.00
 Urban 1958 (22.3) 2056 (25.4)
Wealth quintile
 Poorest 1033 (11.7) 1837 (22.7) 0.00
 2nd quintile 1255 (14.3) 1549 (19.1)
 3rd quintile 1698 (19.3) 1566 (19.4)
 4th quintile 1954 (22.2) 1603 (19.8)
 Richest 2858 (32.5) 1536 (19.0)