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Table 7 Comparison of socio-demographic characteristics of test and re-test samples

From: Validity and reliability of a Hausa language questionnaire assessing information, motivation and Behavioural skills for malaria prevention during pregnancy

VariablesGroupχ2dfp
Test sample
Freq. (%)
n = 127
Retest sample
Freq. (%)
n = 63
Age group    0.42110.516
 Less than 2014(11.0)9(14.3)   
 20 years and above113(89.0)54(85.7)   
Ethnicity    2.70760.845
 Kanuri41(32.3)20(31.7)   
 Hausa30(23.6)18(28.6)   
 Babur13(10.2)4(6.3)   
 Shuwa10(7.9)6(9.5)   
 Marghi9(7.1)2(3.2)   
 Fulani9(7.1)6(9.5)   
 Others1511.8)7(11.1)   
Family type    0.85210.356
 Monogamy93(73.2)50(79.4)   
 Polygamy34(26.8)13(20.6)   
Type of residence    0.40710.523
 Permanent resident102(80.3)53(84.1)   
 IDP25(19.7)10(15.9)   
Education level    1.29530.730
 None52(40.9)21(33.3)   
 Primary20(15.7)11(17.5)   
 Secondary38(29.9)23(36.5)   
 Tertiary17(13.4)8(12.7)   
Occupational status    3.93910.049
 Not employed92(72.4)36(58.1)   
 Employed35(27.6)26(41.9)   
Type of residence    0.40710.523
 Permanent resident102(80.3)53(84.1)   
 IDP25(19.7)10(15.9)   
Gravidity    0.76720.681
 Primgravida18(14.2)12(19.0)   
 Multigravida63(49.6)30(47.6)   
 Grandmultigravida46(36.2)21(33.3)