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Table 1 Percentage distribution of the selected sample of the girls, bivariate distribution of SRH as reported by adolescent girls and their mothers, and difference in reporting in SRH by girls and their mothers

From: How do responses vary between mothers and their daughters on measuring daughter’s self-rated health (SRH): a study among school-going adolescent girls in the primary setting of Varanasi, India

Column A Column B Column C Column D Column E Column F
Background Characteristics Total sample N (%) Poor SRH as reported by girls (%) Poor SRH as reported by girl’s mothers (%) Absolute Difference in SRH (Girl’s SRH- mother’s SRH) Percent change (Girl’s SRH- mother’s SRH/mother’s SRH) *100
(Column C – ColumnD) (Column E/Column D)*100
Household characteristics
 Caste
  SC/ST 69 (19.7) 24 (34.8) 21 (30.4) 4.4 14.5
  OBC 170 (48.6) 26 (15.3) 17 (10) 5.3 53.0
  Others 111 (31.7) 18 (16.2) 5 (4.5) 11.7 260.0
 Religion
  Hindu 271 (77.4) 52 (19.2) 28 (10.3) 8.9 86.4
  Non-Hindu 79 (22.6) 16 (20.3) 15 (19.0) 1.3 6.8
 Wealth index
  Poorest 67 (19.1) 24 (35.8) 26 (38.8) − 3.0 − 7.8
  Poor 73 (20.9) 12 (16.4) 9 (12.3) 4.1 33.33
  Middle 70 (20.0) 8 (11.4) 1 (1.4) 10 714.3
  Rich 69 (19.7) 11 (15.9) 3 (4.4) 11.5 261.4
  Richest 71 (20.3) 13 (18.3) 4 (5.6) 12.7 226.8
 Composition of children
  Only daughter/ no son 39 (11.1) 2 (5.1) 5 (12.8) − 7.7 − 60.2
  Equal son and daughter 126 (36.0) 31 (24.6) 16 (12.7) 11.9 93.7
  More son/less daughter 117 (33.4) 18 (15.4) 11 (9.4) 6 63.8
  More daughter/less son 68 (19.4) 17 (25.0) 11 (16.2) 8.8 54.3
Parental characteristics
 Father education
  No education 53 (15.4) 12 (22.6) 13 (24.5) − 1.9 − 7.8
  Primary 54 (15.7) 16 (29.6) 11 (20.4) 9.2 45.1
  Secondary 67 (19.4) 11 (16.4) 7 (10.5) 5.9 56.2
  Higher secondary 65 (18.8) 10 (15.4) 9 (13.9) 1.5 10.8
  Graduation and above 106 (30.7) 18 (17.0) 3 (2.8) 14.2 507.1
 Mother education
  No education 97 (27.7) 27 (27.8) 16 (16.5) 11.3 68.5
  Primary 59 (16.9) 6 (10.2) 6 (10.2) 0 0
  Secondary 78 (22.3) 18 (23.1) 14 (18.0) 5.1 28.3
  Higher secondary 83 (23.7) 13 (15.7) 5 (6.0) 9.7 161.7
  Graduation and above 33 (9.4) 4 (12.1) 2 (6.1) 6 98.4
 Working status of Fathera
  Working 334 (96.8) 63 (18.9) 43 (12.9) 6 46.5
  Not working 11 (3.2) 4 (36.4) 0 (0.0) 36.4 b
 Working status of Mother
  Working 39 (11.1) 8 (20.5) 4 (10.3) 10.2 99.0
  Not working 311 (88.9) 60 (19.3) 39 (12.5) 6.8 54.4
Adolescent girl’s characteristics
 Girl’s Educ.
  8–10th 210 (60.0) 41 (19.5) 25 (11.9) 7.6 63.9
  11–12th 140 (40.0) 27 (19.3) 18 (12.9) 6.4 49.6
 Age of the girl
  13–15 years 181 (51.7) 36 (19.9) 20 (11.1) 8.4 75.7
  16–19 years 169 (48.3) 32 (18.9) 23 (13.6) 5.3 41.2
Total 350 (100) 68 (19.4) 43 (12.3) 7.1 57.7
  1. SRH self-rated health, SC scheduled caste, ST scheduled tribe, OBC: other backward class
  2. aTotal is not 350 as fathers were not alive in these households
  3. bValue is not available as category of non-working father has no sample for column D