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Table 1 Comparison of socio-demographic characteristics of the participants between the three groups

From: Comparing the effect of two educational interventions on mothers’ awareness, attitude, and self-efficacy regarding sexual health care of educable intellectually disabled adolescent girls: a cluster randomized control trial

Variable Group training
N (%)
Training through booklet
N (%)
Control group
N (%)
p-value*
Age (years)      0.63
 25–34 4 (15) 3 (11) 2 (8)  
 35–44 11 (40) 12 (44) 12 (45)  
 45–54 11 (41) 11 (41) 11 (40)  
 ≥ 55 1 (4) 1 (4) 2 (7)  
Spouse age (years)     0.74
 35–44 4 (15) 3 (11) 2 (7)  
 45–54 11 (40) 13 (48) 10 (38)  
 ≥ 55 12 (45) 11 (41) 15 (55)  
Number of children     0.23
 1 3 (11) 2 (7) 1 (4)  
 2 9 (34) 13 (48) 10 (37)  
 ≥ 3 15 (55) 12 (45) 16 (59)  
Educational level     0.17
 Elementary 1 (4) 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Intermediate 9 (34) 12 (44) 9 (33)  
 High school and diploma 13 (47) 9 (34) 14 (52)  
 Academic 4 (15) 6 (22) 4 (15)  
Job     0.31
 Employee 4 (15) 5 (19) 6 (22)  
 Worker 2 (7) 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Housewife 20 (74) 17 (63) 16 (59)  
 Other 1 (4) 3 (18) 5 (19)  
Spouse educational level     0.29
 Elementary 2 (7) 1 (4) 1 (4)  
 Intermediate 10 (37) 8 (29) 11 (41)  
 High school and diploma 11 (41) 14 (52) 10 (37)  
 Academic 4 (15) 4 (15) 5 (18)  
Spouse job     0.44
 Unemployed 2 (7) 1 (4) 2 (7)  
 Worker 4 (15) 7 (26) 8 (30)  
 Employee 11 (41) 9 (33) 10 (37)  
 Self employee 6 (22) 9 (33) 4 (15)  
 Other 4 (15) 1 (4) 3 (11)  
Age of id adolescent girl     0.23
 11–15 10 (37) 14 (52) 12 (44.5)  
 16–20 17 (63) 13 (48) 15 (55.5)  
Educational level of id adolescent girl     0.23
 Elementary 8 (29) 3 (11) 9 (34)  
 Primary high school 4 (15) 18 (67) 14 (52)  
 Secondary high school 14 (52) 6 (22) 2 (7)  
 Diploma 1 (4) 0 (0) 2 (7)  
  1. Id intellectually disabled
  2. *P < 0.05 was considered significant