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Table 2 Association between sex, knowledge of cardiovascular risk and cadre of respondents

From: Health workers’ knowledge on future vascular disease risk in women with pre-eclampsia in south western Nigeria

Cadre Sex Test statistic
Male (%) Female (%)
Medical doctor 60 (68.2) 28 (31.8) χ2 = 42.475; p = 0.001*
Nurse/midwives 1 (5.3) 18 (94.7)  
Community health workers 8 (20.5) 31 (79.5)  
  Knowledge  
Good Poor
Medical doctor 69 (78.4) 19 (21.6) χ2 = 8.951; df = 2; p = 0.011**
Nurse/midwives 11 (57.9) 8 (42.1)  
Community health workers 21 (53.8) 18 (46.2)  
  1. * Fisher exact test
  2. ** Pearson Chi-square