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Table 3 Exposure to mass media and other sources of information (N = 1411)

From: Woman-centered research on access to safe abortion services and implications for behavioral change communication interventions: a cross-sectional study of women in Bihar and Jharkhand, India

  n (%) 95%CI
Watch Television   
   Yes, Regularly 110 (7.8) 6.4 - 9.2
   Yes, Sometimes 104 (7.4) 6.0 - 8.7
   Never 1197 (84.8) 83.0 - 86.7
Listen to the radio   
   Yes, Regularly 117 (8.3) 6.8 - 9.7
   Yes, Sometimes 79 (5.6) 4.4 - 6.8
   Never 1215 (86.1) 84.3 - 87.9
Read Newspapers   
   Yes, Regularly 56 (4.0) 2.9 - 5.0
   Yes, Sometimes 35 (2.5) 1.7 - 3.3
   Never 1320 (93.5) 92.3 - 94.8
Have women's club/village committee   
   Yes 518 (36.7) 34.2 - 39.2
   No 863 (61.2) 58.6 - 63.7
   Don't know 30 (2.1) 1.4 - 2.9
Attend club/community meetings   
   Yes, Regularly 232 (16.4) 14.5 - 18.4
   Yes, Sometimes 94 (6.7) 5.4 - 8.0
   Never 192 (13.6) 11.8 - 15.4
Go to the hatt (bazar)/market   
   Yes, Regularly 486 (34.4) 32.0 - 36.9
   Yes, Sometimes 190 (13.5) 12.5 - 15.2
   Never 735 (52.1) 49.5 - 54.7