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Table 2 Knowledge about schistosomiasis among intervention and control group pre-and post-game administration

From: Development and testing of Schisto and Ladders™, an innovative health educational game for control of schistosomiasis in schoolchildren

  Intervention group Control group P value
Before intervention (%) After intervention (%) Before intervention (%) After intervention (%)
Blood in urine
 Yes 14 (28.0) 37 (74.0) 16 (32.0) 29 (58.0) *0.828, **0.199
 No 36 (72.0) 13 (26.0) 34 (68.0) 21 (42.0)  
Total 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100)  
Cause of blood in urine
 Schistosomiasis 0 (0) 34 (68.0) 0 (0) 4 (8.0) *0.749, **<0.001
 Stomach pain 5 (10.0) 2 (4.0) 6 (12.0) 5 (10.0)  
 No Idea 45 (90.0) 14 (28.0) 44 (88.0) 40 (80.0)  
 Snake 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.0)  
Total 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100)  
Means of acquiring Schistosoma infection
 Contact with water in dam 1 (2.0) 45 (90.0) 3 (6.0) 22 (44.0) *0.593, **<0.001
 Stomach pain 2 (4.0) 0 (0) 2 (4.0) 0 (0.0)  
 No idea 47 (94.0) 5 (10.0) 45 (90.0) 28 (56.0)  
Total 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100)  
  1. * P value before intervention
  2. ** P value after intervention
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