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Table 2 Comparing the mean scores of men, s knowledge and attitude before and after the intervention in each group

From: Comparing the effect of group- based training along with text messaging and compact disc- based training on men’s knowledge and attitude about participation in perinatal care: a cluster randomized control trial

Variable Group Before the intervention
Mean (SD)
After the intervention
Mean (SD)
Statistical test result
t P-value*
Knowledge Group- based training along with text messaging 18.6 (3.4) 23.3 (2.0) −7.41 < 0.001
CD- based training 19 (4.5) 20.22 (4.08) −1.93 0.067
Control group 18.6 (3.5) 18.6 (3.4) 1/000 0.329
Attitude Group- based training along with text messaging 64.2 (9.0) 68.7 (9.5) −3.13 0.005
CD- based training 66.3 (13.50) 67 (11.24) −0.70 0.488
Control group 69.4 (8.7) 69 (8.6) 1.36 0.186
  1. * P < 0.05 was considered significant