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Table 1 Sociodemographic distribution of mother of under-five children expressed in percentage in 2009 and 2012

From: Out-of-pocket expenditure for seeking health care for sick children younger than 5 years of age in Bangladesh: findings from cross-sectional surveys, 2009 and 2012

Characteristics 2009 2012
Women (n) 7362 6896
Age (years)
 15–19 3.3 4.3
 20–24 28.2 27.7
 25–29 31.9 30.9
 30–34 18.1 20.1
 35–39 11.8 10.5
 40–49 6.8 6.5
Marital status
 Currently married 98.4 98.4
Education
 No education 44.3 40.8
 Primary incomplete (1–4 years) 20.0 17.6
 Primary complete (5 years) 13.7 16.8
 Secondary incomplete (6–9 years) 17.5 20.3
 Secondary or higher (10+ years) 4.5 4.5
Wealth
 Poorest 20.6 19.9
 Second 20.0 20.8
 Middle 20.5 20.6
 Fourth 19.3 19.6
 Richest 19.6 19.1