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Table 2 Characteristics of women who gave birth in 2009, by exposure to the voucher intervention

From: Impact of a maternal health voucher scheme on institutional delivery among low income women in Pakistan

  Women not contacted by workers
(no exposure)
(n = 573)
(1)
Women not sold voucher booklet
(n = 69)
(2)
Women sold voucher booklet
(n = 100)
(3)
p-value for chi-square test
Maternal Factors     
Mother's Age     
   < 24 35.6 26.1 28.0 NS
   25-29 35.1 47.8 33.0  
   30-34 19.4 17.4 29.0  
   > 34 9.9 8.7 10.0  
Parity/Living children     
   1 24.6 23.2 14.0 < 0.01
   2 22.5 21.7 20.0  
   3 19.5 20.3 13.0  
   4 14.8 11.6 15.0  
   5 or more 18.5 23.2 38.0  
Mother's Education     
   None 30.9 29.0 34.0 < 0.01
   Any primary 13.3 18.8 28.0  
   Middle 15.2 8.7 14.0  
   Secondary 19.0 17.4 15.0  
   Matriculate or higher 21.6 26.1 9.0  
Household Factors     
Mother's Autonomy     
   Low 30.2 30.4 30.0 NS
   Medium 43.8 55.1 48.0  
   High 26.0 14.5 22.0  
Wealth quintiles     
   Fifth/poorest 17.3 21.7 30.0 < 0.05
   Fourth 20.1 17.4 24.0  
   Third 19.0 14.5 21.0  
   Second 19.0 18.8 16.0  
   First/least poor 24.6 27.5 9.0  
Program Factors Unrelated to the Scheme     
Travel time to nearest health facility     
   More than five minutes 66.0 65.2 70.0 NS
   Five minutes or less 34.0 34.8 30.0  
Mass Media Exposure     
   Do not watch television daily 33.7 31.9 39.0 NS
   Watch television daily 66.3 68.1 61.0  
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0  
  1. NS = not significant