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Table 6 Changes in responses on methods of prophylaxis for newborn conjunctivitis

From: Outcome of training of maternal and child health workers in Ifo Local Government Area, Ogun State, Nigeria, on common childhood blinding diseases: a pre-test, post-test, one-group quasi-experimental study

Mode of newborn conjunctivitis prophylaxis
Prevent/treat maternal STIs Pre-training   Post-training *p-value 0.243
Correct Incorrect
Correct 23 14
Incorrect 22 2
Clean newborn eyes at birth Pre-training   Post-training *p-value 0.000ǂ
Correct Incorrect
Correct 15 9
Incorrect 33 4
Conjunctival instillation of tetracycline at birth Pre-training   Post-training *p-value 0.118
Correct Incorrect
Correct 4 4
Incorrect 11 42
Conjunctival instillation of povidone iodine at birth Pre-training   Post-training *p-value 0.041ǂ
Correct Incorrect
Correct 2 5
Incorrect 15 39
Conjunctival instillation of silver nitrate at birth Pre-training   Post-training *p-value 0.021ǂ
Correct Incorrect
Correct 0 3
Incorrect 13 45
  1. *McNemar’s Test
  2. ǂ Statistically significant