Table 3

Characteristics of mothers who interpreted the revised growth chart

Poor comprehension: score 0-2 (n=86)Good comprehension: score 4 or 5 (n=324)Significance (p value)
Mean (SD) maternal age (years)27.0 (5.69)28.6 (4.6)< 0.05
Level of education ⩾ grade 8 (%)39 (45.3)292 (90)< 0.05
Birth order ⩾ 3 (%)13 (15)37 (11)> 0.05