Skip to main content

Table 3 Mean scores of Birth preparedness/complication readiness practices 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 = 94Post-intervention Mean (SD); n = 127Mean difference (p-value)**
Adequacy of birth preparedness
 Identify mode of transport3.99 (1.26)4.11 (1.21)0.12 (0.471)
 Save Money (for emergency)4.47 (0.68)4.69 (0.48)0.22 (0.004)*
 Identify Blood Donor3.17 (1.55)3.40 (1.40)0.23 (0.228)
 Identify Skilled Provider3.68 (1.28)3.83 (1.15)0.15 (0.351)
 Identify where to go for emergency/ birth4.12 (1.26)4.06 (1.15)−0.06 (0.704)
 Prepare Birth Kit4.60 (0.87)4.75 (0.82)0.15 (0.184)
Total mean score4.00 (0.81)4.14 (0.69)0.14 (0.169)
  1. * Statistically significant; **T -Test for statistical significance