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Table 1 Comparability of intervention and control districts

From: Engaging with community-based public and private mid-level providers for promoting the use of modern contraceptive methods in rural Pakistan: results from two innovative birth spacing interventions

Indicators Province
Sindh Lower Punjab Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
Intervention Control Intervention Control Intervention Control
  Naushero Feroze (Suraj) Nawabshah Khanewal (Suraj) Pakpattan (CMW) Rajanpur (CMW) Bahawalpur Haripur (Suraj) Abbottabad
Estimated population size 1,087,571 1,071,533 1,286,680 2,068,490 1,103,618 2,433,091 692,228 880,666
% of female Pop. Age 15–49 22.2 22.6 21.9 22 20.2 21.4 23.8 23.7
CPR (modern method) 20.8 % 15.4 % 17 % 19 % 11 % 24 % 29.7 % 29.1 %
% literate 39.1 34.1 49 42 34 37 53.7 56.6
% of households with electricity 69.3 75.5 68 76 59 50 76.3 75
% of households with access to potable water 23.6 23.6 12 15 8.5 16 49.6 29.9
No. of UCs 51 50 101 64 47 108 45 46