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Table 5 Distribution of family knowledge regarding febrile convulsions according to respondent’s personal data and attitude

From: Perspectives of febrile convulsions among parents: a local cross-sectional study

Knowledge level
Factors Poor Good P value
No % No %
Respondent
Father 123 96.1% 5 3.9% .301
Mother 630 93.8% 42 6.3%  
Age in years
18–30 191 96.5% 7 3.5%  
31–40 210 93.3% 15 6.7% .193
41–50 231 94.7% 13 5.3%  
51–60 121 91.0% 12 9.0%  
Educational level
Below secondary 16 100.0% 0 0.0% .049*
Secondary 151 97.4% 4 2.6%
University/ above 586 93.2% 43 6.8%  
Mother job
Housewife 317 96.1% 13 3.9%  
Student 58 95.1% 3 4.9% .010*
Health care worker 28 82.4% 6 17.6%  
Non-health care worker 350 93.3% 25 6.7%  
Father job
Not working 74 94.9% 4 5.1% .685
Health care worker 55 91.7% 5 8.3%
Non-health care worker 624 94.3% 38 5.7%  
Children
One child 121 95.3% 6 4.7% .548
> 1 child 632 93.9% 41 6.1%  
  1. P Exact probability test
  2. *P < 0.05 (significant)