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Table 3 Median scores of knowledge survey related to demographic and follow-up variables (Nc=275)

From: Attitude, knowledge and informed choice towards prenatal screening for Down Syndrome: a cross-sectional study

Variables N Median (IQR) Test statistics p-value
Took at least one test
 Yes 221 12(6) 2868.0a 0.000
 No 54 6.5(5)   
Age
 14–24 78 10(7)   
 25–34 167 12(7) 5.872b 0.050
 35–44 30 12(6)   
Residence
 Urban 149 14(5) 8142.0a 0.032
 Rural 126 9(5)   
Education level
 Low 61 8(6) 30.503b 0.000
 Medium 120 11(7)   
 High 55 14(4)   
Follow-up
 Family doctor 23 6(7) 22.489b 0.000
 Obstetrician 134 12(6)   
 Both 118 11(7)   
Where
 State services 82 8.5(7) 22.325b 0.000
 Private services 116 13(6)   
 Both 77 11(6)   
Teaching aids
 Yes 49 13(5) 4134.0a 0.002
 No 226 11(7)   
Time allocated by the specialist for DSS presentation
 0 min 27 7(6) 24.820a 0.000
 ≤ 10 min 169 11(7)   
 15–20 min 37 13(7)   
 ≥30 min 42 13(5)   
  1. aMann Whitney Test
  2. bKruskal Wallis Test (p ≤ 0.05)
  3. cWomen who heard about at least one DSS