Table 1 Characteristics of participants

From: Loss of work-related income impoverishes people with SCI and their families in Bangladesh

CharacteristicsTotal
Participants, (n)410
Gender, n (%)
 Male369 (90%)
 Female41 (10%)
Age (years), median (IQR)33 (25–43)
Time since injury (months), median (IQR)6 (5–8)
Time in CRP (months), median (IQR)4 (4–6)
Marital Status, n (%)
 Married284 (69%)
 Not married107 (26%)
 Separated/divorced15 (4%)
 Widowed4 (1%)
Geographic location*, n (%)
 Dhaka126 (30%)
 Rajshahi43 (11%)
 Chittagong74 (18%)
 Sylhet19 (5%)
 Khulna62 (15%)
 Barisal36 (9%)
 Rangpur17 (4%)
 Mymensingh33 (8%)
Residency before injury, n (%)
 Rural400 (98%)
 Urban10 (2%)
ASIA impairment scale (AIS), n (%)
 A292 (71%)
 B57 (14%)
 C55 (13%)
 D6 (2%)
Type of injury, n (%)
 Paraplegia235 (57%)
 Tetraplegia175 (43%)
Cause of injury, n (%)
 Traumatic390 (95%)
 Nontraumatic20 (5%)
Ability to read and write Bangla, n (%)
 Good ability146 (35%)
 Limited ability143 (35%)
 No ability121 (30%)
  1. *These are Bangladeshi divisions that include cities and large surrounding rural areas