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Table 3 Association between opinions of healthcare workers on the treatability of childhood autism and sociodemographic variables of the healthcare workers

From: Etiological explanation, treatability and preventability of childhood autism: a survey of Nigerian healthcare workers' opinion

Sociodemographic variables Level of association (p value)
Age groups (years) 0.503
Gender 0.420
Marital status 0.360
Area of specialty 0.493
Working experience (years) 0.663
Geographical region 0.068a
Previous involvement with management of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) 0.003b
Mean score on KCAHW questionnaire 0.069a
  1. aNear-significant association; bsignificant association.
  2. KCAHW, knowledge about childhood autism among health workers.