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Table 1 Summary statistics Charm baseline survey married couples rural Maharashtra N = 867, excluding those with pregnant women

From: Spousal discordance on reports of contraceptive communication, contraceptive use, and ideal family size in rural India: a cross-sectional study

  Women
n = 867
Men
n = 867
Couple
Age in year mean (SD) 22.60 (2.47) 26.20 (2.69)  
Education in years mean (SD) 6.55 (4.17) 7.37 (3.67)  
Caste Scheduled Caste 4% 7%  
Caste Scheduled Tribe 68% 66%  
Caste OBC 24% 19%  
Caste Other 4% 8%  
Wife engaged in income-generating activities 24%   
Household food insecurity (past month)    11%
House size: # of rooms mean (SD) 2.78 (1.37)   
Wife fertility rights 56%   
Women’s autonomy (agreement on 0–3 questions)
 0 20%   
 1 2%   
 2 12%   
 3 66%   
# of contraceptive methods known (SD) 3.66 (2.32) 3.92 (1.48)  
Living with extended family   73%  
Arranged marriage    83%
# of children
 1    18%
 2    9%
 3    26%
 4    6%
 5    1%