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Table 3 Response of mothers on SRH when daughters reported poor SRH for themselves by various background characteristics

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

Background Characteristics Good SRH Poor SRH Chi-square value
Household characteristics
 Caste
  SC/ST 58.3 41.7 χ2 = 2.198; p < 0.139
  OBC 84.6 15.4 χ2 = 0.9888; p < 0.320
  Others 88.9 11.1 χ2 = 2.1799; p < 0.140
 Religion
  Hindu 75.0 25.0 χ2 = 14.94; p < 0.00
  Non-Hindu 81.2 18.8 χ2 = 0.007; p < 0.978
 Wealth index
  Poorest 58.3 41.7 χ2 = 0.1289; p < 0.720
  Poor 75.0 25.0 χ2 = 2.133; p < 0.144
  Middle 100.0 0.0 χ2 = 0.1309; p < 0.717
  Rich 90.9 9.1 χ2 = 0.708; p < 0.400
  Richest 84.6 15.4 χ2 = 2.846; p < 0.092
 Composition of children
  Only daughter/no son 100.0 0.0 χ2 = 0.310; p < 0.578
  Equal son and daughter 71.0 29.0 χ2 = 9.895; p < 0.002
  More son/less daughter 83.3 16.7 χ2 = 1.318; p < 0.251
  More daughter/less son 76.5 23.5 χ2 = 0.904; p < 0.342
Parental Characteristics
 Father education
  No education 66.7 33.3 χ2 = 0.649; p < 0.420
  Primary 56.3 43.7 χ2 = 7.662; p < 0.006
  Secondary 72.7 27.3 χ2 = 3.982; p < 0.046
  Higher Secondary 90.0 10.0 χ2 = 0.147; p < 0.702
  Graduation and above 94.4 5.6 χ2 = 0.587; p < 0.444
 Mother education
  No education 74.1 25.9 χ2 = 2.416; p < 0.120
  Primary 83.3 16.7 χ2 = 0.309; p < 0.579
  Secondary 66.7 33.3 χ2 = 3.761; p < 0.052
  Higher Secondary 92.3 7.7 χ2 = 0.076; p < 0.783
  Graduation and above 75.0 25.0 χ2 = 2.868; p < 0.090
 Working status of Fathera
  Working 74.6 25.4 χ2 = 0.550; p < 0.815
  Not working 100.0 a* a**
 Working status of Mother
  Working 87.5 12.5 χ2 = 0.550; p < 0.815
  Not working 75.0 25.0 χ2 = 10.523; p < 0.001
Adolescent girl’s characteristics
 Girl’s Educ.
  8–10th 78.1 21.9 χ2 = 4.903; p < 0.027
  11–12th 74.1 25.9 χ2 = 5.099; p < 0.024
 Age of the girl
  13–15 years 77.8 22.2 χ2 = 5.707; p < 0.017
  16–19 years 75.0 25.0 χ2 = 4.356; p < 0.037
Total 52 (76.5) 16 (23.5) χ2 = 9.900; p < 0.002
  1. Numbers in each column depicts percentage of Good SRH and Bad SRH
  2. SRH self-rated health, SC scheduled caste, ST scheduled tribe, OBC other backward class
  3. aIt depicts that the total number of fathers is not 350 as in some households, fathers were not alive
  4. a*Due to non of the sample falling in the respective categories, values is not available
  5. a**Chi-square value is not available as the corresponding category of variable does not have any sample for non-working class of fathers