Table 3 Association between selected sociodemographic characteristics of the older women and their knowledge of infant vaccination

From: Effect of intensive training in improving older women's knowledge and support for infant vaccination in Nigerian urban slums: a before-and-after intervention study

Selected sociodemographic characteristics Good
Knowledge
n(%)
Poor
Knowledge
n(%)
Good
Knowledge
n(%)
Poor
Knowledge
n(%)
Age group (years)
 35–44 4 (26.7) 11 (73.3) 13 (92.9) 1 (7.1)
 45–54 13 (41.9) 18 (58.1) 26 (89.7) 3 (10.3)
 55–64 11 (31.4) 24 (68.6) 28 (87.5) 4 (12.5)
 65 years and above 8 (28.6) 20 (71.4) 15 (62.5) 9 (37.5)
Total 37 (33.9) 72 (66.1) 82 (82.8) 17 (17.2)
  χ2 = 1.708 p = 0.78 χ2 = 9.50 p = 0.04
Marital Status
 Married 23 (28.4) 58 (71.6) 65 (84.4) 12 (15.6)
 Single 0 (0.0) 1 (100.0) 1 (100.0) 0 (0.0)
 Separated 1 (100.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (100.0) 0 (0.0)
 Widowed 13 (50.0) 13 (50.0) 15 (75.0) 5 (25.0)
Total 37 (33.9) 72 (66.1) 82 (82.8) 17 (17.2)
  χ2 = 6.56 p = 0.08 χ2 = 1.41 p = 0.70
Educational Level
 No formal Education 12 (41.4) 17 (58.6) 22 (78.6) 6 (21.4)
 Primary 10 (45.5) 12 (54.5) 15 (93.8) 1 (6.3)
 Secondary 12 (22.2) 42 (77.8) 42 (82.4) 9 (17.6)
 Tertiary 3 (75.1) 1 (25.0) 3 (75.0) 1 (25.0)
Total 37 (33.9) 72 (66.1) 82 (82.8) 17 (17.2)
  χ2 = 8.33 p = 0.04 χ2 = 0.58 p = 0.90
Number of Children
 1–2 2 (25.0) 6 (75.0) 7 (100.0) 0 (0.0)
 3–4 12 (30.0) 28 (70.0) 27 (79.4) 7 (20.6)
 5 and above 23 (37.7) 38 (62.3) 48 (82.8) 10 (17.2)
Total 37 (33.9) 72 (66.1) 82 (82.8) 17 (17.2)
  χ2 = 0.94 p = 0.62 χ2 = 1.73 p = 0.42