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Table 4 Relationship between knowledge, attitudes, and socio-demographic characteristics of parents

From: Parental knowledge and attitudes to childhood hearing loss and hearing services in Qassim, Saudi Arabia

FactorKnowledgeAttitude
Good
N (%)
(n = 103)
Poor
N (%)
(n = 140)
Positive
N (%)
(n = 224)
Negative
N (%)
(n = 19)
Age group
 • 21–3013 (12.6%)36 (25.7%)45 (20.1%)04 (21.1%)
 • 31–4030 (29.1%)56 (40.0%)77 (34.4%)09 (47.4%)
 • 41–5034 (33.0%)33 (23.6%)63 (28.1%)09 (47.4%)
 • 51–6016 (15.5%)11 (07.9%)25 (11.2%)02 (10.5%)
 • > 6010 (09.7%)04 (02.9%)14 (06.2%)0
P-value0.002 *0.671
Parents’ gender
 • Father45 (43.7%)60 (42.9%)93 (41.5%)12 (63.2%)
 • Mother58 (56.3%)80 (57.1%)131 (58.5%)07 (36.8%)
P-value0.8970.068
Level of education
 • Secondary school or below56 (54.4%)76 (54.3%)120 (53.6%)12 (63.2%)
 • University47 (45.6%)64 (45.7%)104 (46.4%)07 (36.8%)
P-value0.9900.421
  1. P-values were calculated using chi-square tests. *Significant at p ≤ 0.05 level