International Journal of Pediatrics / 2018 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Knowledge Level and Determinants of Neonatal Jaundice: A Cross-Sectional Study in the Effutu Municipality of Ghana

Table 6

Mothers’ knowledge of neonatal jaundice.

ParameterTotalNNJNo NNJ

Heard of NNJ
No124 (82.7)80 (80.0)44 (88.0)
Yes26 (17.3)20 (20.0)6 (12.0)
Source
Friends11 (42.3)10 (50.0)1 (16.7)
Health facility4 (15.4)4 (20.0)0 (0.0)
School9 (34.6)4 (20.0)5 (83.3)
TV2 (7.7)2 (10.0)0 (0.0)
Can NNJ cause damage?
Do not know135 (90.0)89 (89.0)46 (92.0)
No5 (3.3)5 (5.0)0 (0.0)
Yes10 (6.7)6 (6.0)4 (8.0)
Can NNJ be prevented?
Do not know139 (92.7)93 (93.0)46 (92.0)
No5 (3.3)4 (4.0)1 (2.0)
Yes6 (4.0)3 (3.0)3 (6.0)
Can NNJ be treated?
Do not know128 (85.3)83 (83.0)45 (90.0)
No0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)
Yes22 (14.7)17 (17.0)5 (10.0)

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