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Table 2 Mean pre- and post-workshop knowledge, attitude and behavioral intention scores, overall and by region

From: Values clarification workshops to improve abortion knowledge, attitudes and intentions: a pre-post assessment in 12 countries

  Knowledge Attitudes Behavioral Intentions
  Pre-workshop Post-workshop    Pre-workshop Post-workshop    Pre-workshop Post-workshop  
n Mean (SD) Mean (SD) p-value2 n Mean (SE) 1 Mean (SE) 1 p-value2 n Mean (SD) Mean (SD) p-value2
Africa 275 54.0 (21.7) 70.9 (17.0) < 0.001 320 78.3 (0.67) 81.5 (0.59) < 0.001 320 83.0 (28.6) 86.8 (26.5) 0.030
Asia 279 43.7 (24.3) 63.7 (21.2) < 0.001 279 78.3 (0.72) 81.0 (0.66) 0.001 109 80.2 (28.4) 81.8 (28.3) 0.636
Latin America 10 60.5 (11.4) 61.0 (12.6) 0.907 42 77.0 (1.48) 76.7 (1.62) 0.882 42 80.9 (22.0) 84.1 (24.1) 0.147
Total 564 49.0 (23.5) 67.1 (19.4) < 0.001 641 78.2 (0.47) 80.9 (0.43) < 0.001 471 82.2 (28.0) 85.4 (26.8) 0.027
  1. 1Standard error (SE) is presented for the attitudes scores rather than the standard deviation (SD) because the mean for this score was derived from the multiple imputation sample
  2. 2P-values associated with paired t-tests or Wilcoxon matched-pairs signed-ranks test, as appropriate