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Table 1 Characteristics of 12 pregnant or recently pregnant respondents

From: Influence of gender roles and rising food prices on poor, pregnant women’s eating and food provisioning practices in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Name Age Months pregnant Number of living children Highest level of education attained (class) Rural migrant? (Y/N) Husband’s occupation Estimated reported household daily income from husband’s work (BDT)*
Jorina 28 9 2 7 Y Tea vendor 150-200
Rokeya 22 8 0 2 Y Rickshaw puller 200
Assia 22 2 0 n/a Y Water delivery n/a
Ruma 20 new mother 1 5 N Tailor 150
Jasmine 18 7 0 8 Y Fish merchant 100-150
Mony 25 8 2 0 Y Rickshaw puller 250
Jinna 18 new mother 0 3 Y Rickshaw puller 100-150
Moklima 30 8 2 0 Y Moori wallah 60-80
Mokta 19 3 0 n/a Y Rickshaw puller 100-150
Parul 19 4 0 0 Y Rickshaw puller 130
Reshmi 16 5 0 0 Y Rickshaw puller 100-150
Runa 18 7 1 0 Y Hotel staff 200
  1. *At the time of data collection in 2010, 71 BDT = 1 CAD.