International Journal of Reproductive Medicine / 2013 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Assessment of the Reproductive Health Status of Adult Prison Inmates in Osun State, Nigeria

Table 6

Relating sociodemographic characteristics of respondents with knowledge about reproductive health care.

Socio-demographic characteristicsGood knowledgePoor knowledgedfP value

Age groups (years)
 <201 (10.0)9 (90.0)40.000
 20–2931 (34.4)59 (65.6)
 30–3946 (55.4)37 (44.6)
 40–4918 (78.3)5 (21.7)
502 (66.7)1 (33.3)
Sex
 Male93 (45.8)110 (54.2)10.017
 Female5 (83.3)1 (16.7)
Marital status
 Single28 (30.4)65 (69.6)30.000
 Married28 (60.9)18 (39.1)
 Divorced17 (60.0)11 (40.0)
 Separated25 (59.5)17 (40.5)
Educational status
 No formal education2 (7.1)26 (92.9)30.000
 Primary11 (17.3)50 (82.7)
 Secondary57 (62.0)35 (38.0)
 Tertiary27 (96.4)1 (3.6)
Occupation before incarceration
 Unemployed25 (28.4)63 (71.6)30.000
 Unskilled23 (40.4)34 (59.6)
 Skilled33 (71.7)13 (28.3)
 Professional17 (94.4)1 (5.6)
Family type
 Monogamous58 (44.6)72 (55.4)10.007
 Polygamous 53 (67.3) 7926 (32.7)
Duration of incarceration (years)
568 (42.2)93 (57.8)30.007
 6–1025 (65.8)13 (34.2)
 11–155 (55.6)4 (44.4)
 >150 (0.0)1 (100.0)