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Table 6 Sources of information about iron deficiency anemia

From: Effectiveness of communication campaign on iron deficiency anemia in Kyzyl-Orda region, Kazakhstan: a pilot study

  Urban % Rural %
  March December March December
  N = 132 N = 110 N = 63 N = 88
Friend, colleague 9 (6.8) 8 (7.3) 5 (7.9) 4 (4.5)
Family member 20 (15.2) 13 (11.8) 5 (7.9) 2 (2.3)
School 11 (8.3) 7 (6.4) 3 (4.8) 6 (6.8)
Medical worker 109(82.6) 104 (94.5)* 54 (85.7) 83 (94.3) †
TV 31 (23.5) 59 (53.6)** 9 (14.3) 18 (20.5)
Newspaper 31 (23.5) 21 (19.1) 4 (6.3) 12 (13.6)
Radio 13 (9.8) 37 (33.6)** 2 (3.2) 7 (8.0)
Special brochure 32 (24.2) 16 (14.5)* 4 (6.3) 17 (19.3)*
Leaflet 5 (3.8) 8 (7.3) 3 (4.8) 5 (5.7)
Medical poster 40 (30.3) 42 (38.2) 6 (9.5) 25 (28.4)*
  1. The sources of information were asked by the question: "Whence did you hear or receive the information about iron deficiency anemia in the past one year ?" *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001, †p < 0.1 by a chi-square test or Fisher's exact test in case that the respective 2 by 2 tables include a number <10