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Table 4 Source and preferred sources of tuberculosis related information among general population in baseline (2010–11) and midline (2012–13) surveys in 30 districts in India

From: Serial survey shows community intervention may contribute to increase in knowledge of Tuberculosis in 30 districts of India

Variable Baseline (n = 4652) Midline (n = 4804) Total (n = 9456) p-value*
n % n % n %  
Source of TB related information
 Television 1675 37 2697 56 4372 47 <0.001
 Hospital doctors 1665 37 2055 43 3720 40 <0.001
 Newspaper/magazine/hoarding/posters 1416 31 1730 36 3146 34 0.003
 IPC 1233 27 2799 58 4032 43 <0.001
 Radio 944 11 584 12 1528 16 0.54
Source of preferred TB related information
 Television 2007 44 2942 61 4949 53 <0.001
 Hospital doctors 2185 48 2565 53 4750 51 <0.001
 News paper/magazine 1457 31 1176 24 2633 28 <0.001
 IPC 2315 51 2916 60 5231 56 <0.001
  1. IPC Interpersonal Communication, *Chi-square test for comparison of proportion