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Table 1 Pretest and posttest means for study variables among women with a need for contraception and test for differences between phases, per site

From: Increasing literate and illiterate women’s met need for contraception via empowerment: a quasi-experiment in rural India

Variable Study sites
Burmu (control) Ormanjhi (intervention)
  Pretest Posttest Difference Pretest Posttest Difference
Met need for contraception 0.642 0.684 χ2 = 1.890 0.606 0.703 χ2 = 8.808**
Age of informant 30.94 30.50 t = 0.863 30.03 30.69 t = 1.216
Her number of children 2.921 3.110 t = 1.760 2.787 2.934 t =1.266
Her literacy 0.208 0.379 χ2 = 33.770*** 0.232 .373 χ2 = 20.489***
Frequency of hearing radio 1.226 1.229 t = 0.036 1.081 1.216 t = 1.580
Frequency of watching TV 0.869 1.341 t = 5.657*** 0.928 1.812 t = 10.266***
Whether infoermant works 0.440 0.628 χ2 = 33.658*** 0.528 0.574 χ2 = 1.814
Whether Hinduism is professed 0.935 0.848 χ2 = 18.937*** 0.875 0.800 χ2 = 8.977**
Wether informant was visited 0.091 0.182 χ2 = 16.773*** 0.128 0.272 χ2 = 28.469***
Whether informant visited HC 0.398 0.339 χ2 = 3.591 0.494 0.376 χ2 = 12.109***
(N) (505) (446)   (470) (394)  
  1. *p < .05, **p < .01, ***p < .001, two-tailed.