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Table 2 Participants' Characteristics

From: Ifugao males, learning and teaching for the improvement of maternal and child health status in the Philippines: an evaluation of a program

  Group1 (N = 140) Group 2 (N = 105) p
Age      
Range   18-71   18-74  
Mean (SD)   42.5 (± 11.3)   38.0 (± 12.2) *
18-19 2 1.4% 5 4.8%  
20-29 18 12.9% 22 21.0%  
30-39 34 24.3% 38 36.2%  
40-49 51 36.4% 20 19.0%  
50-59 25 17.9% 14 13.3%  
60-69 8 5.7% 3 2.9%  
70-79 2 1.4% 2 1.9%  
Education      **
Below High School Graduate 69 49.3% 79 75.2%  
High School Graduate and Above 71 50.7% 26 24.8%  
Marital Status      *
Married 131 93.6% 88 83.8%  
Others 9 6.4% 17 16.2%  
Occupation      ns
None 5 3.6% 2 1.9%  
Farmer 113 80.7% 94 89.5%  
Government Worker 14 10.0% 6 5.7%  
Others 8 5.7% 3 2.9%  
Number of Family Members      
Range   1-15   1-12  
Mean (SD)   5.5 (± 2.4)   5.4 (± 2.6) ns
< 5 79 56.4% 61 58.1%  
6 61 43.6% 44 41.9%  
Number of Children      
Range   0-13   0-10  
Mean (SD)   3.7 (± 2.5)   3.2 (± 2.7) ns
None 12 8.6% 19 18.1%  
1 - 3 101 72.1% 42 40.0%  
4 27 19.3% 44 41.9%  
Planning to Have Children      ns
Yes 65 46.4% 53 50.5%  
No 72 51.4% 52 49.5%  
Monthly Income, Peso (5000 pesos = about 100 USD)    ns
< 5,000 93 66.4% 81 77.1%  
5,000 47 33.5% 24 22.8%  
Head of the Household      ns
Myself 119 85.0% 83 79.0%  
Other than Myself 21 15.0% 22 21.0%  
Decision-maker for using money on health    ns
Myself 102 72.9% 75 71.4%  
Other than Myself 36 25.7% 28 26.7%  
Heard About Maternal Death in January 2009    ns
Yes 51 36.4% 47 44.8%  
No 89 63.6% 58 55.2%  
  1. t-test or Χ2 test
  2. *: p < 0.05; **: p < 0.001; ns: not significant