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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%)