Skip to main content

Table 6 Knowledge of safe motherhood among 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 (%)

 

Knowledge of number of recommended ANC visits

Poor Knowledge

250 (92.6%)

198 (76.2%)

<0.001

 

Good Knowledge

20 (7.4%)

62 (23.8%)

 

Knowledge of benefits of ANC visits

Poor Knowledge

238 (88.1%)

220 (81.5%)

0.034

 

Good Knowledge

32 (11.9%)

50 (18.5%)

 

Knowledge of diseases preventable by medications given during ANC visits

Poor Knowledge

187 (69.3%)

155 (57.4%)

0.006

 

Good Knowledge

83 (30.7%)

115 (42.6%)

 

Knowledge of maternal danger signs

Poor Knowledge

213 (78.9%)

138 (51.1%)

<0.001

 

Good Knowledge

57 (21.1%)

132 (48.9%)

 

Knowledge of actions in safe pregnancy plan

Poor Knowledge

270 (100.0%)

262 (97.0%)

-

 

Good Knowledge

0 (0%)

8 (3.0%)

 

Knowledge of benefits of health facility delivery by skilled birth attendants

Poor Knowledge

255 (94.4%)

243 (90.0%)

0.062

 

Good Knowledge

15 (5.6%)

27 (10.0%)

 

Knowledge of clean delivery practices

Poor Knowledge

236 (87.4%)

198 (73.3%)

<0.001

 

Good Knowledge

34 (12.6%)

72 (26.7%)