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Table 5 Comparison of Demographic Characteristics and Mean KAP Scores

From: A cross sectional assessment of knowledge, attitude and practice towards Hepatitis B among healthy population of Quetta, Pakistan

Description N (780) Knowledge Score (Mean ± SD) P-Value Attitude Score (Mean ± SD) P-Value Practice Score (Mean ± SD) P-Value
Age*      
18-27 283 8.98 (2.6) 0.237 3.73 (1.2) 0.075 2.66 (0.9) 0.071
28-37 268 8.76 (2.6)   3.67 (1.3)   2.76 (1.0)  
38-47 171 8.37 (2.8)   3.91 (1.3)   3.05 (1.5)  
48-57 58 8.48 (2.8)   3.40 (1.1)   2.29 (1.1)  
Gender**      
Male 417 8.83 (2.5) 0.537 3.72 (1.3) 0.197 2.83 (1.3) 0.747
Female 363 8.62 (2.8)   3.72 (1.2)   2.66 (0.9)  
Education*      
Illiterate 35 4.31 (1.6) 0.105 3.09 (1.0) 0.107 2.09 (0.8) 0.155
Religious Only 58 7.97 (2.6)   3.50 (0.9)   2.47 (0.9)  
Primary 185 7.62 (2.4)   3.28 (1.1)   2.21 (0.7)  
Metric 79 7.70 (2.3)   3.49 (1.0)   2.80 (0.9)  
Intermediate 198 9.35 (1.8)   3.76 (1.2)   2.72 (0.8)  
Graduation 144 10.08 (2.3)   3.98 (1.4)   3.15 (1.1)  
Post-Graduation 81 10.89 (2.3)   4.85 (1.2)   3.84 (1.7)  
Occupation*      
Unemployed 364 8.22 (2.7) 0.231 3.55 (1.1) 0.224 2.63 (0.9) 0.085
Government Servant 134 9.54 (2.5)   3.86 (1.2)   3.20 (1.4)  
Private Servant 189 9.13 (2.6)   4.05 (1.4)   2.65 (1.1)  
Self Employed 93 8.78 (2.3)   3.56 (1.3)   2.82 (1.4)  
Income*      
No Income 366 8.27 (2.8) 0.095 3.54 (1.1) 0.412 2.62 (0.9) 0.221
< Pak Rs. 5000 108 8.25 (2.9)   3.81 (1.5)   2.26 (0.9)  
5001-10000 122 8.87 (2.3)   3.41 (1.3)   2.28 (0.8)  
10001-15000 91 9.44 (2.6)   4.01 (1.2)   3.07 (0.8)  
>15001 93 10.26 (1.6)   4.49 (1.1)   4.18 (1.4)  
Locality**      
Urban 428 9.34 (2.4) 0.001 3.98 (1.3) 0.001 3.05 (1.2) 0.001
Rural 352 8.00 (2.8)   3.42 (1.1)   2.40 (0.8)  
Total 780 8.74 (2.7)   3.72 (1.2)   2.76 (1.1)  
  1. * Kruskal Wallis Test, ** Mann Whitney Test, p < 0.05.