Autism Research and Treatment / 2015 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Knowledge of Childhood Autism and Challenges of Management among Medical Doctors in Kaduna State, Northwest Nigeria

Table 4

Relationship between participants and KCAHW scores.

Variable Number of participants
(%)
KCAHW scores value
≥15 ()<15 ()

Age (years)
 ≥3593 (55.7)46 (54.1)47 (57.3)0.800
 <3574 (44.3)39 (45.9)35 (42.7)
Sex
 Male119 (71.3)54 (63.5)65 (79.3)0.040
 Female48 (28.7)31 (39.5)17 (20.7)
Years of practice
 ≥891 (54.5)49 (57.7)42 (51.2)0.500
 <876 (45.5)36 (42.3)40 (48.8)
Seen a case
 Yes58 (34.7)37 (43.5)21 (25.6)0.023
 No109 (65.3)48 (56.5)61 (74.4)
Specialization
 Yes91 (54.5)59 (69.4)32 (39)0.000
 No76 (45.5)26 (30.6)50 (61)
Place of practice
 Tertiary facility91 (54.5)63 (74.1)28 (34.1)0.000
 Others76 (45.5)22 (25.9)54 (65.9)
Subspeciality (%)≥15 ()<15 ()
 Medical59 (64.8)44 (83)15 (39.5)0.000
 Surgical32 (35.2)9 (17)23 (60.5)

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