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Table 5 Source of information about safe motherhood against key characteristics of respondents

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

 

Health talk in a health facility

Community discussions

Danger signs song in the media/radio

Friends/neighbours

Other relatives

 

Yes (%)

No (%)

P-value

Yes (%)

No (%)

P-value

Yes (%)

No (%)

P-value

Yes (%)

No (%)

P-value

Yes (%)

No (%)

P-value

Age

< 20 years

20.0

24.4

0.468

20.0

23.2

0.716

23.8

21.7

0.683

23.9

21.6

0.587

29.7

21.6

0.262

21–34 years

62.4

60.0

 

63.3

60.1

 

57.4

62.1

 

57.3

62.5

 

48.7

62.2

 

35 – 49 years

17.6

15.6

 

16.7

16.7

 

18.8

16.2

 

18.8

15.9

 

21.6

16.2

 

Marital status

Married (monogamous)

42.7

40.9

0.687

38.3

43.0

0.316

45.0

40.8

0.439

40.2

42.1

0.712

47.2

41.2

0.482

Married (polygamous)

57.3

59.1

 

61.7

57.0

 

55.0

59.2

 

59.8

57.9

 

52.8

58.8

 

Ever attended school

Yes

87.8

65.5

<0.001

74.2

76.7

0.533

80.2

74.9

0.267

79.5

74.9

0.304

81.1

75.5

0.445

No

12.2

34.5

 

25.8

23.3

 

19.8

25.1

 

20.5

25.1

 

18.9

24.5

 

Parity

Once

8.6

11.7

0.422

7.9

11.2

0.305

14.9

9.1

0.052

16.4

8.5

0.096

13.5

10.0

0.758

2 – 5

50.2

51.8

 

52.9

50.1

 

45.6

52.4

 

35.3

39.6

 

43.3

51.7

 

>5

41.2

36.5

 

39.2

38.7

 

39.5

38.5

 

0.0

0.0

 

43.2

38.3

 

Never

0.0

0.0

 

0.0

0.0

 

0.0

0.0

 

0.0

0.0

 

0.0

0.0