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Table 4 Participation in birth preparedness-related community activities by 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

VariablePre-intervention Frequency(%) n = 158Post intervention Frequency(%) n = 153%Difference (p-value)**
Participated in any BP/CR- related community activity in the past 6 months
 Yes24 (15.2)41 (26.8)11.6 (0.012)*
 No134 (84.8)112 (73.2) 
Activities participated
 Transport service
  Yes8 (19.5)11 (45.8)26.3 (0.024)*
  No16 (80.5)30 (54.2) 
 Ways to save money
  Yes9 (37.5)18 (43.9)6.4 (0.613)
  No15 (62.5)23 (56.1) 
 Ways to get blood donated
  Yes2 (8.3)6 (14.6)6.3 (0.445)
  No22 (91.7)35 (85.4) 
  1. * Statistically significant; **χ2-Test for statistical significance; BR/CR Birth preparedness and Complication readiness