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Table 1 Summary statistics for the key study variables

From: Female education and maternal health care utilization: evidence from Uganda

Categorical variables Control Treatment p-value
N Proportion (%) N Proportion (%)
Religion
 Catholic 5028 37.45 13,692 47.49  
 Protestant 3836 28.57 8971 31.11  
 Muslim 1249 9.3 3643 12.63 < 0.001
 Pentecostal 1663 12.39 1797 6.23  
 Others 1650 12.29 731 2.54  
Residence
 Urban 1528 11.38 4139 14.35  
 Semi-urban 9943 74.06 14,151 49.08 < 0.001
 Rural 1955 14.56 10,544 36.57  
Region
 Central 4529 33.73 6772 23.49  
 Karamojong 299 2.23 2332 8.09  
 North 3893 29 7839 27.19 < 0.001
 Western 1704 12.69 4651 16.13  
 Eastern 3001 22.35 7240 25.11  
Sex of the household head
 Male 11,946 72.94 24,999 70.13 0.161
 Female 4431 27.06 10,648 29.87 0.074
Continuous variables N Mean ± SD N Mean ± SD  
Age 16,377 24.66 ± 2.09 35,647 21.87 ± 2.13 0.091
Number of years of education 35,647 4.481 ± 4.87 16,377 6.27 ± 2.87 < 0.001
Number of siblings 16,377 6.40 ± 2.75 35,647 6.35 ± 2.85 0.844
Wealth Index 16,377 − 16,413.1 ± 89,111.38 35,647 − 10,938.4 ± 91,277.72 0.033
Observation = 52,024