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Table 3 Pre-and post- assessment of daily frequency of exposure to dam water

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
Pre-test assessment (%) Post-test assessment (%) Pre-test assessment (%) Post-test assessment (%)
Daily frequency of exposure to dam water
 Twice 2 (4.0) 4 (8.0) 5 (10.0) 4 (8.0) *0.278, **0.048
 Thrice 19 (38.0) 37 (74.0) 13 (26.0) 26 (52.0)  
 More than thrice 29 (58.0) 9 (18.0) 32 (64.0) 20 (40.0)  
Total 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100)  
Frequency of playing activities in dam water
 Not always 3 (6.0) 40 (80.0) 3 (6.0) 46 (92.0) *0.761, **0.153
 Always 42 (84.0) 8 (16.0) 44 (88.0) 4 (8.0)  
 Never 5 (10.0) 2 (4.0) 3 (6.0) 0 (0)  
Total 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100) 50 (100)  
  1. * P value before intervention
  2. ** P value after intervention (Chi squares were from 2 × 2 table with pre-and post assessment data analysed separately)
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