Table 4 : Cross tabulation between age groups and frequency of haemoglobin
measurements, syphilis test, blood group test, tetanus vaccination and
frequency of malaria prophylaxis prescription.


Variable Frequency of hemoglobin assessment P-value

Age group 0 1 2 3 Total  

16-20 9 24 2 0 35 0.51
21-25 18 63 4 0 85
26-30 17 99 7 1 124
31-35 10 43 2 0 55
36-40 4 19 0 1 24
Total 58 248 15 2 323

Age group Syphilis test P-value

  Yes No Total  

16-20 25 10 35 0.07
21-25 58 27 85
26-30 102 22 124
31-35 38 17 55
36-40 21 3 24
Total 244 79 323

Age group Blood group test P-value

  Yes No Total  

16-20 25 10 35 0.16
21-25 64 21 85
26-30 104 20 124
31-35 38 17 55
36-40 20 4 24
Total 251 72 323

Age group Malaria prophylaxis prescription P-value

  Yes No Total  

16-20 6 29 35 0.76
21-25 20 65 85
26-30 24 100 124
31-35 8 47 55
36-40 5 19 24
Total 63 260 323

Age group Tetanus toxoid vaccination   P-value

  none One dose Two doses Three doses Total  

16-20 10 4 21(60%) 0 35 0.027 (Sig)
21-25 19 4 62(73%) 0 85
26-30 21 4 99(80%) 0 124
31-35 8 4 40(72%) 3 55
36-40 5 1 18(75%) 0 24
Total 63 17 240 3 323

Age was significantly associated with uptake of tetanus toxoid

Agu et al.Family Practice Reports  2015 2:2DOI : 10.7243/2056-5690-2-2