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Table 2 Knowledge/information about reproductive health (n = 1,140)

From: Harnessing information technology to improve women’s health information: evidence from Pakistan

Variables Direct contact with the ICC, % (n = 380) Indirect contact with the ICC, % (n = 380) No contact with the ICC, % (n = 380) Chi squareap-value
Information about:     <0.001
Availability of contraceptives    
 Yes 97.4 91.6 82.1
 No 2.6 8.4 17.9
Proper use of contraceptive methods     <0.001
 Yes 90.0 65.3 57.8
 No 10.0 34.7 42.2
To get rid of misconception about contraceptive methods     <0.001
 Yes 81.1 58.4 31.6
 No 18.9 41.6 68.4
About antenatal care     <0.001
 Yes 92.1 87.6 82.9
 No 7.9 12.4 17.1
Dangerous signs during pregnancy     <0.001
 Yes 88.9 57.8 55.0
 No 11.1 42.2 45.0
Use of appropriate diet during pregnancy     0.21
 Yes 82.1 77.9 77.4
 No 17.9 22.1 22.6
Safe delivery     <0.001
 Yes 88.9 58.4 53.9
 No 11.1 41.6 46.1
Post-partum care     <0.001
 Yes 77.8 37.4 51.8
 No 22.2 62.6 48.2
Breast-feeding     0.09
 Yes 91.8 87.4 87.8
 No 8.2 12.6 12.2
Menstrual hygiene     <0.001
 Yes 78.2 57.6 37.4
 No 21.8 42.4 62.6
  1. aFisher exact test.