Table 2

Comparison of demographic profile

Variable1994 survey
(n=1100)
2014 survey
(n=2732)
p Value
Age (years)0.019*
 30–50632 (57.4%)1552 (56.8%)0.713
 51–70400 (36.4%)938 (34.3%)0.226
 ≥7168 (6.2%)242 (8.9%)0.005
Gender
  Male623 (56.6%)1284 (47%)<0.001
  Female477 (43.4%)1448 (53%)
Religion0.016*
  Hindu110 (10%)206 (7.5%)0.012
  Sikh970 (88.2%)2466 (90.3%)0.058
  Muslim19 (1.7%)60 (2.2%)0.333
  Others1 (0.1%)
Caste<0.001*
  Non-scheduled864 (78.5%)1964 (71.9%)<0.001
  Scheduled182 (16.5%)700 (25.6%)<0.001
  Others54 (4.9%)68 (2.5%)<0.001
Education<0.001*
  Uneducated689 (62.6%)811 (29.7%)<0.001
  Primary188 (17.1%)592 (21.7%)0.001
  Middle180 (16.4%)644 (23.6%)<0.001
  Secondary15 (1.4%)453 (16.6%)<0.001
  Graduate and above28 (2.5%)232 (8.5%)<0.001
Alcohol user218 (19.8%)388 (14.2%)<0.001
  • *Overall Χ2 value.