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Table 1 Characteristics of MWRA in Nabiganj (2006) and in rural areas nationally (2007)

From: Association of programmatic factors with low contraceptive prevalence rates in a rural area of Bangladesh

Characteristics Rural women nationally (N = 8514) % Women in Nabiganj (N = 6983) %
Age (years)   
15-19 13.7 6.6
20-24 19.7 17.2
25-29 17.3 19.7
30-34 15.0 16.8
35-39 13.6 14.7
40-44 10.9 12.9
45-49 9.6 12.1
Education   
No education 36.7 48.4
Primary incomplete 21.8 20.5
Primary complete 8.6 14.7
Secondary incomplete 23.9 13.5
Secondary complete and higher 8.9 2.8
Household possessions   
Wardrobe 37.0 38.3
Table 66.0 61.3
Chair 67.8 68.1
Watch 63.2 59.9
Radio 23.3 22.7
TV 21.9 29.6
Bicycle 27.9 7.8
Mobile phone 25.3 30.2
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