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Table 1 Minimum correct answer(s) to knowledge questions for respondent to be classified as having 'good’ knowledge

From: Knowledge of safe motherhood among women in rural communities in northern Nigeria: implications for maternal mortality reduction

Question code

Safe motherhood knowledge question

Minimum correct answer to knowledge question for respondent to be classified as having good knowledge

Score attainable

Q301

Question on the recommended number of antenatal care (ANC) visits

Respondents are expected to know the correct answer

1

Q302

Question on the benefits of ANC visits for a pregnant woman

Respondents are expected to know at least four correct answers

4

Q303

Question on the diseases/conditions that are preventable by medicines given during ANC visits

Respondents are expected to know at least two correct answers

2

Q304

Question on maternal danger signs

Respondents are expected to know at least four correct answers

4

Q305

Question on necessary actions that pregnant women and their husbands need to prepare for possible maternal emergencies

Respondents are expected to know at least five correct answers

5

Q306

Question on the benefits of health facility delivery by a skilled birth attendant

Respondents are expected to know at least four correct answers

4

Q307

Question on necessary clean delivery practices

Respondents are expected to know at least four correct answers

4

Q308

Question on where the nearest emergency obstetric health facility is to the respondent

Respondents are expected to know the correct answer

1

Total correct minimum score attainable for a respondent to be classified as having 'goodknowledge of safe motherhood practices:

25