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Table 1 Distribution of demographic features and another variables in FCHVs in the pretest

From: Effectiveness of a health intervention based on WHO food safety manual in Iran

VariableSub-groupsExperiment Group
F (%)
Control group
F (%)
P-Value
Age20–40 y18(30.5)14(28)0.937
41–5536(61)31(62)
> 555(8.5)5(10)
Education levelElementary school, adult school13(22)14(28).166
Junior high school25(42.4)13(26)
High school, diploma16(27.1)21(42)
University5(8.5)2(4)
Marital statusMarried50(84.7)44(88).623
Single9(15.3)6(12)
Previous experience of instructions on food safetyYes47(79.7)42(84).56
No12(20.3)8(16)
 Mean ± SDMean ± SD 
Work experience (Year)10.47 ± 7.2810.06 ± 6.19.814
Mean Score ± SDMean Score ± SD 
knowledge35.77 ± 5.836.06 ± 6.450.812
Attitude32.38 ± 5.9731.78 ± 6.750.618
Behavior75.05 ± 17.3973.50 ± 17.480.644