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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the respondents

From: The effect of health education intervention on the home management of malaria among the caregivers of children aged under 5 years in Ogun State, Nigeria

  Experimental groupn = 200 (%) Control groupn=200 (%) Test statistic value (X2) P value
Age (years)<2525 to 52 (26.0) 53 (26.5) 0.02 0.99
34 105 (52.5) 105 (52.5)   
35 43 (21.5) 42 (21.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)   
Marital status     
Currently married 184 (92.0) 180 (90.0) 0.49 0.48
Others 16 (8.0) 20 (10.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)   
Religion     
Christianity 133 (66.6) 148 (74.0) 2.68 0.1
Islam 67 (33.3) 52 (26.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)   
Mother’s income (₦)     
Less than 2500 66 (33.0) 74 (37.0) 2.33 0.51
2500-4999 64 (32.0) 59 (29.5)   
5000-7499 27 (18.5) 19 (9.5)   
7500 +  43 (21.5) 48 (24.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)   
Father’s Income (₦)     
<2500 11(5.5) 12(6.0) 1.13 0.77
2500-4999 19(9.5) 23(11.5)   
5000-7499 38(19.0) 132(66.0) 43(21.5) 122(61.0)   
7500 +  132(66.0) 122(61.0)   
Total 200 (100) 200 (100)