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Table 2 Bivariate association between mobile utilization for seeking childbirth services with the socioeconomic variables stratified by neighbourhood types

From: Disparities in the use of mobile phone for seeking childbirth services among women in the urban areas: Bangladesh Urban Health Survey

Variables n (%) City Corporation: Slum (7.4%) City Corporation: non-Slum (16.2%) Rest-Urban
(12.2%)
Age
 14–19 88 (8.8) 9.3 8.6 8.5
 20–24 339 (33.9) 38.5 27.7 35.7
 25–29 332 (33.2) 29.9 33.6 35.4
 30–34 177 (17.7) 16.3 22.9 14.0
 34+ 65 (6.5) 6.0 7.1 6.3
 p .027 .397 .171 .064
Religion
 Islam 925 (92.4) 93.7 95.2 88.7
 Hinduism 72 (7.2) 6.0 4.8 10.4
 Buddhism 4 (0.4) 0.3   0.8
 p .097 .817 .417 .004
Ever attended school
 Yes 935 (93.4) 84.4 97.6 97.0
 No 66 (6.6) 15.6 2.4 3.0
 p <.0001 <.0001 <.0001 <.0001
Wealth quintile
 Poorest 142 (14.2) 29.6 2.1 12.6
 Poorer 200 (20.0) 35.5 10.1 16.2
 Middle 190 (19.0) 23.9 13.7 19.8
 Richer 226 (22.6) 9.0 25.3 31.3
 Richest 243 (24.3) 2.0 48.8 20.1
 p <.0001 <.0001 <.0001 <.0001
Currently working
 Yes 133 (13.3) 17.9 13.7 9.1
 No 868 (86.7) 82.1 86.3 90.9
 p <.0001 .004 .529 .575
Parity
 1 473 (47.3) 43.9 47.6 49.7
 2 334 (33.4) 32.9 35.1 32.1
 3 140 (14.0) 15.0 12.8 14.3
 4 54 (5.4) 8.3 4.5 3.8
 p <.0001 .019 .08 <.0001
Mother’s club
 Yes 24 (2.4) 2.0 2.4 2.7
 No 977 (97.6) 98.0 97.6 97.3
  .139 .304 .378 .45
Microcredit
 No 869 (86.8) 85.7 91.1 83.8
 Yes 132 (13.2) 14.3 8.9 16.2
 p .262 .272 .23 .047
Watches TV
 Yes 944 (94.3) 91.0 97.6 94.0
 No 57 (5.7) 9.0 2.4 6.0
 p <.0001 <.0001 .001 <.0001
Listens to radio
 Yes 66 (6.6) 5.0 10.7 4.1
 No 935 (93.4) 95.0 89.3 95.9
 p <.0001 .055 <.0001 .103
  1. BUHS 2013