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Table 1 Socio-Demographic Characteristics of the Respondents

From: Impact of health education intervention on insecticide treated nets uptake among nursing mothers in rural communities in Nigeria

  Experimental group N = 200 (%) Control group N =200 (%) Test statistic value (X2) p – value
Age in years    0.02 0.99
<25 52 (26.0) 53 (26.5)   
25 – 34 105(52.5) 105 (52.5)   
35+ 43(21.5) 42(21.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)   
Marital Status     
Currently married 184 (92.0) 180(90.0) 0.49 0.48
Others 16(8.0) 20 (10.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)   
Religion     
Christianity 133 (66.6) 148 (74.0) 2.68 0.1
Islam 67(33.3) 52 (26.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)   
Mother’s income (Naira)     
Less than 2500 66 (33.0) 74 (37.0) 2.33 0.51
2500-4999 64 (32.0) 59 (29.5)   
5000-7499 27 (18.5) 19 (9.5)   
7500+ 43 (21.5) 48 (24.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)   
Father’s income (Naira)     
Less than 2500 11(5.5) 12(6.0) 1.13 0.77
2500-4999 19(9.5) 23(11.5)   
5000-7499 38(19.0) 43(21.5)   
7500+ 132(66.0) 122(61.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)