Table 3

Knowledge Score of Organ Donation By Socio-demographic Variables

Socio-demographic Variables

Knowledge Status of Organ Donation

Adequate Knowledge Score

Inadequate Knowledge Score


Frequency

%

Frequency

%

P-

(n = 245)

(n = 163)

value


Age (in years)

- 18–28

116

47.4

71

43.6

- 29–39

64

26.1

47

28.9

0.676

- 40–50

39

15.9

31

19

- 51–60

26

10.6

14

8.5


Gender

- Male

156

63.7

105

64.4

0.878

- Female

89

36.3

58

35.6


Education

- Illiterate/Can only read and write name

5

2

10

6.1

- Up to class 12

85

34.7

89

54.7

- Graduation/Post Graduate/Diploma

152

62

61

37.4

0.000

- Informal education

3

1.2

3

1.8


Occupation

Currently employed

141

57.6

91

55.8

0.510

Currently unemployed

104

42.4

72

44.2


Socioeconomic Status

High

50

20.4

23

14.1

Middle

146

59.6

91

55.8

0.038

Low

49

20

49

30.1

Religion

Islam

238

97.1

158

97

Christianity

5

2

3

1.8

0.91

Hinduism

2

0.9

2

1.2


Saleem et al. BMC Medical Ethics 2009 10:5   doi:10.1186/1472-6939-10-5

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