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Table 4 Outcome variables for multivariate analyses by area of study, Malawi

From: Evaluation of a maternity waiting home and community education program in two districts of Malawi

  Full sample Area 25 Kasungu
Baseline Endline Baseline Endline Baseline Endline
Use of MWH (%)
 No 52.6 55.2 63.3 56.9 44.6 53.3
 Yes 47.4 44.8 36.7 43.1 55.4 46.7*
Pregnancy Knowledge Scale (%)
 0 4.2 11.4 5.9 5.3 2.9 17.1
 1 8.8 5.4 6.7 5.6 10.4 5.3
 2 33.6 21.8 33.6 16.6 33.5 26.8
 3 45.7 45.7 42.4 51.4 48.1 40.2
 4 7.8 15.7*** 11.3 21.0*** 5.1 10.6***
  1. Pregnancy knowledge scale is an additive index based on responses to questions on ways HIV can be transmitted to a newborn (during pregnancy, during delivery and through breastfeeding) and on whether there are medicines to prevent newborns from getting HIV
  2. *p ≤ 0.05; ***p ≤ 0.001