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Table 4 Regions and mean scores in the four domains of KCAHW questionnaire

From: Recognition of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) symptoms and knowledge about some other aspects of ASD among final year medical students in Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa

Gender N (%) Domain 1 Domain 2 Domain 3 Domain 4
North Central 217 (28.7) 6.6 ± 1.5 0.8 ± 0.4 2.8 ± 1.1 4.0 ± 1.3
North West 123 (16.3) 6.5 ± 1.7 0.8 ± 0.4 2.5 ± 1.3 4.1 ± 1.4
South East 156 (20.6) 6.4 ± 1.6 0.7 ± 0.5 2.9 ± 1.0 3.5 ± 1.4
South–South 138 (18.2) 5.6 ± 2.1 0.5 ± 0.5 2.2 ± 1.3 3.4 ± 1.4
South West 123 (16.3) 5.8 ± 2.2 0.7 ± 0.5 2.7 ± 1.2 3.8 ± 1.3
Total 757 (100) 6.2 ± 1.8 0.7 ± 0.5 2.7 ± 1.2 3.8 ± 1.4
Statistics (ANOVA) F = 9.22 p = 0.000 F = 10.20 p = 0.000 F = 8.82 p = 0.000 F = 9.33 p = 0.000
  1. Maximum scores of 8, 1, 4 and 6 are possible in domains 1, 2, 3 and 4 respectively. A minimum score of 0 is possible in any of the four domains
  2. The four domains of KCAHW questionnaire in relation to the Regions showed statistical significant difference in the mean scores, with North Central, North Central, South-East and North West having the highest mean scores in domains 1, 2, 3 and 4 respectively