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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants (women and family members, N = 42)

From: Health system barriers influencing perinatal survival in mountain villages of Nepal: implications for future policies and practices

Attributes Number of participants
Age (current, completed years) 15–20 17
21–35 24
36 and above 1
Age at marriage (completed years) < 15 10
15 to 20 30
> 20 2
Education (Women) Illiterate 29
Just literate (no formal schooling) 3
Primary level 2
Secondary or above level 8
Education (husbands) Illiterate 13
Just literate (no formal schooling) 5
Primary level 5
Secondary or above level 19
Religion Hinduism 32
Buddhism 12
Caste Lower caste 12
Upper caste 32
Number of Pregnancy Up to 2 19
2 to 5 17
> 5 6
Main source of income Day-to-day labour work 13
Agriculture 27
Service (government/non-government employment) 2