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Table 1 Study site characteristics

From: Community perceptions of pre-eclampsia in rural Karnataka State, India: a qualitative study

India Characteristics
 Population 1,210,193,444
 Size (Km2) 3,287,590
 Number of states 28
 Number of union territories 7
 Predominant language Hindi
  Predominant religion Hindu
 Literacy rate of women 15–49 years 55 %
Karnataka State Characteristics
 Population 61,130,704
 Size (Km2) 191,791
 Number of districts 30
 Predominant language Kannada
 Predominant religion Hindu
 Literacy rate of women 15–49 years 60 %
Site Characteristics
 Cumulative population 86,470
 Cumulative size (Km2) 608
 Number of clusters sampled 4
 Number of villages 34
  1. (International Institute for Population Sciences and Macro International, 2007)