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Table 2 Mean knowledge score of birth preparedness/complication readiness among pregnant women in rural Ebonyi community

From: Unlocking community capabilities for addressing social norms/practices: behavioural change intervention study to improve birth preparedness and complication readiness among pregnant women in rural Nigeria

VariablesPre-intervention Mean (SD); n = 158Post intervention Mean (SD); n = 153Mean difference (p-value)**
BP/CR elements
 Identify mode of transport3.94 (0.93)4.32 (0.55)0.37 (< 0.001)*
 Save Money (for emergency)4.10 (0.82)4.33 (0.55)0.23 (0.005)*
 Identify Blood Donor3.66 (0.93)4.16 (0.70)0.50 (< 0.001)*
 Identify Skilled Provider3.89 (0.77)4.19 (0.62)0.30 (< 0.001)*
 Identify where to go for emergency4.04 (0.90)4.27 (0.86)0.23 (0.008)*
 Identify where to go for birth4.16 (0.86)4.28 (0.61)0.12 (0.150)
 Prepare Birth Kit4.22 (0.83)4.35 (0.53)0.14 (0.084)
Total mean knowledge score4.00 (0.71)4.27 (0.52)0.27 (< 0.001)*
  1. *statistical significance; **T-Test for statistical significance; BR/CR Birth preparedness and Complication readiness