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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of household environment and background characteristics among Asthmatic young women, India 2015–16

From: Socio-economic Correlates and Spatial Heterogeneity in the Prevalence of Asthma among Young Women in India

Household, Env. & Background Characteristics Percent N
Improved source of drinking water
 No 15.8 1771
 Yes 84.2 9423
Improved source toilet facility
 No 35.5 3978
 Yes 64.5 7216
Clean cooking fuel
 No 54.4 6087
 Yes 45.6 5107
Separate room used as kitchen
 No 49.7 5559
 Yes 50.3 5635
Household with no crowding
 No 52.7 5897
 Yes 47.3 5297
Consumption of any tobacco
 No 90.8 10,160
 Yes 9.2 1034
Level of Education
 No education 31.7 3552
 Primary 15.6 1749
 Secondary 43.6 4881
 Higher 9.0 1012
Place of Residence
 Urban 36.7 4108
 Rural 63.3 7086
Caste
 SC 19.2 2148
 ST 8.4 939
 OBC 43.1 4824
 Others 29.3 3282
Religion
 Hindu 81.2 9086
 Muslim 12.4 1392
 Others 6.4 716
Region
 Eastern 26.5 2961
 Western 16.1 1801
 Northern 14.4 1615
 Southern 34.6 3867
 North-eastern 2.5 278
 Central 6.0 671
Wealth Index
 Poorest 15.8 1773
 Poorer 19.1 2139
 Middle 21.2 2371
 Richer 23.6 2638
 Richest 20.3 2272
Mass media
 No 16.5 1849
 Yes 83.5 9345
India 11,194