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Table 2 Socio-demographic profile of participants who completed the Nae Disha intervention (n = 106)

From: Outcomes of a brief mental health and resilience pilot intervention for young women in an urban slum in Dehradun, North India: a quasi-experimental study

Characteristic n (%)
Age in years (range 10–25)
 10–13 13 (12.3%)
 14–17 45 (42.5%)
 18–25 48 (45.3%)
Marital status
 Unmarried 101 (95.3%)
 Married 5 (4.7%)
Number of people in household (range 2–14)
 Less than 4 people 19 (17.9%)
 5–8 people 70 (66.0%)
 Greater than 9 people 17 (16.0%)
Fathers occupation
 Self-employed 65 (61.3%)
 Unskilled labourer 12 (11.3%)
 Father absent from family home 22 (20.8%)
 Other 7 (6.6%)
Fathers educational status
 Unschooled 62 (58.5%)
 Completed up to 7 years schooling 22 (20.8%)
 Completed 8 years or more of schooling 22 (20.8%)
Mothers occupation
 Self-employed 17 (16.0%)
 Unskilled labourer 10 (9.4%)
 Unemployed 62 (58.5%)
 Mother absent from family home 4 (3.8%)
 Other 13 (12.3%)
Mothers educational status
 Unschooled 72 (64.1%)
 Completed up to 7 years schooling 30 (28.3%)
 Completed 8 years or more of schooling 4 (3.8%)
Household assets
 Television 99 (93.4%)
 Radio 29 (27.4%)
 One or more mobile phones 104 (98.1%)
 Vehicle (motorbike or four-wheeler) 48 (45.3%)
 Ownership of agricultural land 6 (5.7%)
  1. NB: Missing data of the four participants did not complete the intervention have been removed before calculating percentages