Table 11

Effectiveness of the intervention by demographic variables on practice (n=215).

CharacteristicsPre-intervention6 weeks Follow-upBox Mp-valueWilk's Lambda p-value
M (SD)M (SD)
Age
 15–1913.8 (1.92)39.8 (0.84)0.1950.9550.085
 20–2412.2 (2.5)13.2 (1.3)
 25–2912.97 (1.99)13.18 (1.32)
 30–3412.06 (2.34)13.10 (1.41)
 35–3912.95 (2.52)12.84 (1.58)
 40–4412 (1)12 (2.64)
Gravidity
 Primigravida12.21 (2.38)10.02 (1.61)0.0800.9940.252
 Multigravida12.72 (2.25)13.18 (1.24)
Parity
 Nulli para2.17 (2.36)13.04 (1.55)0.0390.9740.136
 Primi para12.4 (2.48)13.22 (1.16)
 Multipara13.09 (2.06)13.23 (1.11)
 Grand multi para12.54 (2.3)12.9 (1.78)
Gestational age
 first trimester11.7 (1.91)12.86 (1.43)0.4530.9880.108
 second trimester12.68 (2.34)13.16 (1.37)
Marital Status
 Married12.56 (2.25)13.08 (1.4)0.0860.9970.411
 Single12.56 (2.98)13.56 (0.96)
Woman's educational status
 Junior and below12.16 (2.32)12.89 (1.48)0.4260.9960.659
 Secondary12.62 (2.35)13.21 (1.3)
 College/University level12.86 (2.06)13.14 (1.56)
Husband's educational level
 Junior and below12.15 (2.25)12.62 (1.53)0.0260.9900.759
 Secondary12.69 (2.16)13.29 (1.25)
 College/University level12.38 (2.55)12.78 (1.7)
Occupation
 Housewife12.6 (2.23)13.26 (1.22)0.2760.9980.847
 Government employee12.59 (2.55)12.78 (1.73)
 Private employee13.37 (2.4)12.85 (1.59)
 Unemployed11.75 (2.62)13.25 (1.5)
Number of ANC visit
 One12.51 (2.24)13.11 (1.46)0.5580.9960.835
 Two12.61 (2.49)13.34 (1.15)
 Three12.62 (2.28)13.06 (1.41)
 Four or more12.45 (2.35)12.7 (1.38)