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Table 2 Socio-demographic distribution of female respondents

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

 

Birnin Gwari cluster (n=270)

Kunchi cluster (n=270)

P-value

 

N (%)

N (%)

 

Age of respondents

< 20 years

57 (21.1%)

71 (26.3%)

0.093

21-34 years

165 (61.1%)

159 (58.9%)

 
 

35 - 49 years

48 (17.8%)

40 (14.8%)

 

Ever attended school

Yes

186 (68.9%)

222 (2.8%)

0.001

 

No

84 (29.3

48 (18.2%)

 

Highest Education Completed

Qu’ranic education only

157 (58.1%)

135 (50.0%)

<0.001

Primary school

37 (13.7%)

57 (21.1%)

 

Secondary and above

9 (3.3%)

37 (13.7%)

 
 

None

67 (24.8%)

41 (15.2%)

 

arital Status

Married(monogamous)

104 (38.5%)

116 (43.0%)

0.402

 

Married (Polygamous)

166 (61.5%)

154 (57.0%)

 

Currently employed

Yes

109 (40.4%)

149 (55.0%)

0.001

 

No

161 (56%)

121 (45.0%)