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Table 3 Distribution of drowning deaths as per socioeconomic status

From: Epidemiological profile of drowning deaths: a cross sectional study

Socioeconomic statusa Male Female Total
Cases % Cases % Cases %
I / Upper class 5 4.00 6 11.76 11 6.25
II / Upper middle class 17 13.60 1 1.97 18 10.23
III / Lower middle class 17 13.60 9 17.64 26 14.77
IV / Upper lower class 48 38.40 14 27.45 62 35.23
V / Lower class 22 17.60 14 27.45 36 20.45
Not known 16 12.80 7 13.73 23 13.07
Total 125 100 51 100 176 100
  1. aAcoordong to B.G. Prasad’s classification for rural and modified Kuppuswami’s classification for urban population