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Table 3 Comparison of pre-test/post-test Birth Preparedness Questionnaire scores among pregnant women and family members

From: Evaluation of a family-oriented antenatal group educational program in rural Tanzania: a pre-test/post-test study

  Pregnant women (n = 42) Family members (n = 96)
  Pre Post p Pre Post p
1) Home-based Value 17.32 (3.49) 16.33 (3.88) 0.022* 16.33 (3.88) 16.24 (3.51) 0.312
2) Birth Preparedness 14.13 (1.07) 14.38 (1.01) 0.135 14.38 (1.01) 13.99 (1.76) 0.006**
3) Family Support 10.02 (1.76) 11.18 (1.58) 0.001** 11.18 (1.58) 10.95 (1.52) 0.000**
4) Avoidance of Medical Intervention 3.92 (1.61) 4.25 (1.56) 0.078 4.25 (1.56) 4.26 (1.37) 0.002**
5) Preparation of Money and Food 4.77 (1.28) 5.68 (0.75) 0.000** 5.68 (0.75) 5.71 (0.66) 0.000**
6) Preference of SBA 5.78 (0.70) 5.51 (0.93) 0.049* 5.51 (0.93) 5.53 (0.77) 0.105
7) Pregnant Women’s Workload 4.80 (1.31) 5.08 (1.11) 0.108 5.08 (1.11) 4.64 (1.10) 0.215
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01
  2. Note: The Wilcoxon signed-rank test. The p-value is asymptotic significance (two-tailed)