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Background: Previous researches show that the women who are married before legal age, living in poor communities, belonging to the age group 15 to 24 years, face more reproductive health problems due to lack of information on reproductive health. Objective: To knowthe association between the socio- economic status of the early married women who were living in the urban slums. Method: A cross sectional study was conducted among 253 early married women of theage 15- 24 years in the slums of Lucknow district. Results: Out of 253 majority of the respondents 119 (47%) were belonging to the III class of socio-economic status. Most of the respondents had low level of knowledge (91.7 %), negative attitude (79.1%) and poor practice (81.8%) regarding their reproductive health.In present study it was foundthatthere is an association between the score of practice and socio - economic status of the respondents. Conclusion:It can be concluded that there are an association between the socio-economic status of the respondents and their reproductive health practices but interestingly it is found that no association existed between the knowledge and attitude.