Table 4

Closed User Group voice and short messaging service (SMS) mobile call detail record communication using project mobile phones

VariableVoiceSMS
Intra-communication
frequency (%)
Inter-communication
frequency (%)
P value for X2 testIntra-communication
frequency (%)
Inter-communication
frequency (%)
P value for Fisher’s exact test
District (cluster)
 Afram Plains North35 (100.0)0 (0.0)<0.001
 Asuogyaman437 (86.2)70 (13.8)215 (99.1)2 (0.9)<0.001*
 Birim Central636 (96.1)26 (3.9)20 (90.9)2 (9.1)
 Denkyembour3781 (95.2)192 (4.8)42 (97.7)1 (2.3)
 Kwaebibiraem1306 (92.8)102 (7.2)24 (100.0)0 (0.0)
 Kwahu West1406 (99.3)10 (0.7)30 (100.0)0 (0.0)
 Lower Manya Krobo3743 (98.7)48 (1.3)73 (90.1)8 (7.9)
 West Akim1248 (99.8)2 (0.2)14 (93.3)1 (6.7)
Type of health facility
 Hospitals12 460 (99.0)61 (1.0)<0.001416 (100.0)0 (0.0)<0.001
 Health centres156 (48.9)163 (51.1)1 (14.3)6 (85.7)
 Community Health Planning and Services and maternity homes81 (57.0)61 (43.0)9 (100.0)0 (0.0)
Type of phone
 Shared-use13 (2.8)452 (97.2)0.0650 (0.00)4 (100.0)1.00
 Individual-use11 993 (95.4)584 (4.6)418 (97.7)10 (2.3)
Demographic location
 Remote164 (49.4)168 (50.6)<0.0012 (100.0)0 (0.0)<0.001
 Non-remote101 (0.8)12 777 (99.2)430 (100.0)0 (0.0)
  • 2 test performed in this case.