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Table 3 Cultural assets during puberty: results by community, N (%)

From: Diné (Navajo) female perspectives on mother–daughter communication and cultural assets around the transition to womanhood: a cross-sectional survey

  Total Community A Community B p-value
Total 200 102 98  
Do you see your Diné culture as a source of strength?     0.82
 Yes 172 (86%) 87 (85%) 85 (87%)  
 No 11 (6%) 5 (5%) 6 (6%)  
 Prefer not to answer 12 (6%) 7 (7%) 5 (5%)  
 Did not answer 5 (3%) 3 (3%) 2 (2%)  
Remembering back to when you had your first period, did you have a rite of passage ceremony or celebration?     0.004
 Yes 101 (51%) 40 (39%) 61 (62%)  
 No 90 (45%) 56 (55%) 34 (35%)  
 Prefer not to answer 7 (4%) 4 (4%) 3 (3%)  
 Did not answer 2 (1%) 2 (2%) 0 (0%)  
If you did have a rite of passage ceremony/celebration (n = 101), what type did you have (circle all that apply)a 101 40 61 0.60
 Traditional 94 (93%) 39 (98%) 55 (90%)  
 Modern 4 (4%) 0 (%) 4 (7%)  
 Church-related 7 (7%) 2 (5%) 5 (8%)  
 Other celebration 1 (1%) 1 (2%) 0 (0%)  
If you did not have a rite of passage event (n = 90), do you wish you did? 90 56 34 0.18
 Yes 45 (50%) 24 (43%) 21 (62%)  
 No 26 (29%) 18 (32%) 8 (24%)  
 N/A 7 (8%) 5 (9%) 2 (6%)  
 Prefer not to answer 9 (10%) 8 (14%) 1 (3%)  
 Did not answer 3 (3%) 1 (2%) 2 (6%)  
  1. Percentages reflect column totals and may not equal 100 due to rounding
  2. Significant p-values at the 0.05 level is in bold
  3. aPercentages reflect column totals and do not equal 100 due to allowance of multiple answers