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Table 6 Knowledge and attitude about MEDP project activities (on a scale of 0–13 points)

From: Assessing community knowledge, attitude and practices to strengthen communication strategy for Malaria Elimination Demonstration Project in Mandla

Variables N Mean score (0–13 points) ANOVA
P value
Age    0.78
 18–29 246 6.9 ± 3.3
 30–44 262 7.1 ± 3.2
 45 +  265 6.9 ± 3.2
Sex    0.43
 Female 256 6.9 ± 3.4
 Male 517 7.1 ± 3.2
Marital status    0.68
 Unmarried 107 7.1 ± 3.3
 Married 666 7.0 ± 3.2
Education    0.031
 Illiterate 147 6.5 ± 3.1
 Primary 188 6.7 ± 3.4
 Middle 170 7.2 ± 3.2
 High school 268 7.4 ± 3.1
Occupation    0.02
 Farmer 295 6.5 ± 3.5
 Labour 296 7.1 ± 3.1
 Others 76 7.8 ± 2.9
 No-work/housewife 106 7.5 ± 2.7
Caste    0.16
 ST/SC 538 6.9 ± 3.3
 Others 235 7.3 ± 2.9
Income    0.000
 < 10 K 534 7.33 ± 3.0
 ≥ 10 K 239 6.29 ± 3.5
Wealth index    
 Poorest 154 6.4 ± 3.4 0.046
 Poorer 156 7.1 ± 3.2
 Middle 154 6.8 ± 3.5
 Richer 155 7.2 ± 3.2
 Richest 154 7.5 ± 2.7