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Table 3 Sources of information regarding tuberculosis among respondents in the rural and urban areas of two districts of Pakistan's Punjab province (n = 1080)

From: Urban-rural inequities in knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding tuberculosis in two districts of Pakistan's Punjab province

Sources of information Urban
(n = 432)
Rural
(n = 648)
P value OR (95% CI)
  n (%) n (%)   
Television 346 (80.1) 441 (68.1) P < 0.001 1.89 (1.42-2.52)
Radio 49 (11.3) 61 (9.4) P = 0.305 1.23 (0.83-1.83)
Newspapers and magazines 60 (13.9) 62 (9.6) P = 0.028 1.52 (1.05-2.23)
Banners and paintings 1 (0.2) 14 (2.2) P = 0.008 0.11 (0.01-0.80)
Brochures, posters and other printed materials 29 (6.7) 56 (8.6) P = 0.249 0.76 (0.48-1.21)
Health workers 132 (30.6) 268 (41.4) P < 0.001 0.62 (0.48-0.81)
Family, friends, neighbors and colleagues 27 (6.3) 27 (4.2) P = 0.124 1.53 (0.89-2.65)
Religious leaders 1 (0.2) 17 (2.6) P = 0.003 0.09 (0.01-0.65)
Teachers 10 (2.3) 49 (7.6) P < 0.001 0.29 (0.15-0.58)
Other 3 (0.7) 5 (0.8) P = 1.000 0.89 (0.21-3.78)