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Table 4 Source of information about safe motherhood for female respondents (n =270)

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 (%)  
Community discussions Yes 89 (33.0%) 62 (23.0%) 0.012
  No 181 (67.0%) 208 (77.0%)  
Health talk in a health facility Yes 101 (37.4%) 145 (53.7%) <0.001
  No 169 (62.6%) 125 (46.3%)  
Danger signs song sung within the community Yes 2 (0.7%) 5 (1.9%) 0.247
  No 268 (99.3%) 265 (98.1%)  
Danger sign song in the media/radio Yes 66 (24.4%) 35 (13.0%) 0.001
  No 204 (75.6%) 235 (87.0%)  
Friends and /or neighbours Yes 37 (13.7%) 80 (29.6%) <0.001
  No 233 (86.3%) 190 (70.4%)  
Spouse Yes 8 (3.0%) 9 (3.3%) 0.781
  No 262 (97.0%) 261 (96.7%)  
Other relatives Yes 7 (2.6%) 30 (11.1%) <0.001
  No 263 (97.4%) 240 (88.9%)