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Table 3 Detailed student responses to baseline and six-week post-intervention questionnaires

From: A school-based intervention of screening a movie to increase hepatitis B vaccination levels among students in Uttar Pradesh, India: impact on knowledge, awareness, attitudes and vaccination levels

  Baseline (n = 11,250) Follow-up (n = 9698) p-value
  % correct, all schools % correct, ‘A’ schools (n = 2242) % correct, ‘B’ schools (n = 4612) % correct, ‘C’ schools (n = 4396) % correct, all schools % correct, ‘A’ schools (n = 1996) % correct, ‘B’ schools (n = 4022) % correct, ‘C’ schools (n = 3680)
Knowledge-related questions – magnitude of HBV problem 41%     74%     p < .05
1. Do you think hepatitis is a significant health problem in your community? 48% 58% 46% 45% 78% 82% 79% 75%  
2. Is hepatitis B common in the community? 34% 42% 31% 31% 70% 78% 72% 64%  
Knowledge-related questions – modes of transmission Does hepatitis B spread through: 38%     75%     p < .05
1. Transfusion of infected blood or re-use of disposable syringes 44% 48% 44% 42% 86% 89% 87% 86%  
2. From a healthy hepatitis B-carrier mother to her baby 38% 40% 39% 36% 75% 78% 74% 75%  
3. Sharing of razor blades/toothbrushes 35% 39% 34% 32% 77% 80% 76% 76%  
4. When an infected person coughs or sneezes 32% 38% 30% 29% 65% 70% 64% 64%  
5. Eating stale food 39% 45% 38% 35% 70% 73% 68% 67%  
Knowledge-related questions – consequences of infection 38%     65%     p < .05
1. Does hepatitis B cause jaundice? 62% 70% 64% 61% 90% 92% 92% 87%  
2. Does hepatitis B cause liver failure? 30% 32% 29% 30% 55% 60% 58% 50%  
3. Does hepatitis B cause liver cancer? 22% 22% 22% 22% 50% 52% 55% 44%  
Awareness-related questions 32% 52% 38% 32% 58% 82% 74% 55% p < .05
1. Do you know that hepatitis B is preventable by vaccine? 33% 48% 44% 33% 64% 86% 79% 54%  
2. Do you know that HBV is treatable? 31% 56% 32% 32% 52% 78% 69% 56%  
Attitude-related question 34% 40% 37% 29% 66% 68% 66% 65% p < .05
1. Do you want to be tested for HBV? 36% 38% 37% 34% 70% 73% 69% 70%  
2. Do you want free HBV testing in your locality? 32% 36% 35% 24% 62% 63% 63% 60%  
Are you vaccinated against HBV? 21% 53% 39% 7%      
If not, why not?          
1. Lack of awareness   14% 38% 48%      
2. Cost   13% 43% 43%