Bangladeshis one of the most densely populated countries in the world (Ahmed et al.
,2005) and it ranks 8th in the list of other countries. The total population isover 142 million and growth rate 1.37% (BBS, 2011). With this dense population,she achieved a renewable progress in degradation of poverty (UNDP, 2008). Butin many places of this country, women are leading a miserable life with healthrisks than male (Begum et al., 2017) because of their poor condition (Khatun etal.
, 2013). About 31.5% people in Bangladesh live below the national povertyline in 2010 (NSSS, 2015). About 24% of Bangladeshi women nearly one who iscurrently married experienced both physical and current violence, 10.5% sexualand 19.4% physical violence. Moreover, 18% are being slapped by their husbandlast one year (Khan, 2017).
Prevalence of physical and sexual IPV (Intimatepartner violence) of women was found mostly in the poorest category comparativehousehold wealth and women with no education compared to other respondents(Ahmed, 2005).InBangladesh, lower mortality rate found of those women who were independent withtheir own occupation and education status (Hurt, 2004). The living standardalso found strongest influential factor for explaining the variation ofantenatal care and got height mean whose family condition is higher (Hossain,et al., 2015). Women with the highest living standard family or with wealthquintile were 0.
557 times less delivered by untrained traditional birthattendant than lowest quintile in the rural area of Bangladesh (Chowdhury etal., 2013). Women who’re had asset one or more that means in the bettercondition of wealth got 46.7% sought care from doctor/nurse/midwife in theirdelivery complication than poorest condition women (Chowdhury et al., 2007).Evidenceshows that women’s autonomy relates to earned income than unearned, wage incomehas the larger effect of women autonomy in any household.
(Anderson et al.,2009). It has also been seen that the majority of males attitude toward womenremain conservative, their movement from outside home, their seeking education,and information has not increased and narrow (Panday, 2010).
A large number ofwell-educated women are not in positions that would give them to use theireducation to fulfill their own basic needs (Umme et al., 2012). In order todecrease poverty by increasing incomes, improving health and nutrition, andreducing family size education plays a vital role (LB, 1982).
It affects aboutthe decision making of family planning, literate women make the decision aboutcontraceptive alone because they concern about their own health than illiteratewomen. Another study also found that, among other socio factors, educationprovides opportunities to a person to be well placed in a society (Islam,2014). The high rate of incomplete secondary education and the lower rate ofeducational attainment for women is occurred because of child marriage beforeage 16 (as compared with 18) (Islam et Al., 2016).InBangladesh and few other countries, it is found from practical studies thatsocio-economic and socio-demographic status is considerable factors of healthcare seeking behavior as well as the living standard for a community (Siddique,2016). That’s why this study attempts to determine the socio-demographicfactors, which are associated with the living standard of ever-married women inBangladesh.
We restrict our analysis by using BDHS data only for rural andurban ever-married women condition in Bangladesh and how these factors affectseverally.