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Table 2 Knowledge, attitude, and practice index of health care providers (N = 96)

From: Assessing knowledge, attitudes, and practice of health providers towards the provision of postpartum intrauterine devices in Nepal: a two-year follow-up

Knowledge, attitude, and practice index Baseline (pre-intervention) 6 months (after intervention) 24 months (after intervention) P-value† (baseline to 6 months) P-value† (6 months to 24 months)
Mean knowledge score ± S.D 2.9 ± 1.0 3.5 ± 0.6 3.3 ± 0.5  < 0.001*** 0.080
Mean attitude score ± S.D 4.0 ± 1.2 5.3 ± 1.0 6.0 ± 1.0  < 0.001***  < 0.001***
Mean practice score ± S.D 0.9 ± 0.7 2.8 ± 0.6 3.0 ± 0.2  < 0.001*** 0.002**
  1. †Wilcoxon signed rank test
  2. *P-value < 0.05, **P-value < 0.01, ***P-value < 0.001
  3. S.D standard deviation