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Table 4 Association between opinions of the healthcare workers on preventability 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) 0.069a
Gender 0.076a
Marital status 0.142
Area of specialty 0.895
Working experience (years) 0.012b
Geographical region 0.281
Previous involvement with management of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) 0.751
Mean score on KCAHW questionnaire 0.639
  1. aNear-significant association; bsignificant association.
  2. KCAHW, knowledge about childhood autism among health workers.