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Table 4 Community Members' Knowledge of HFCs

From: Health facility committees and facility management - exploring the nature and depth of their roles in Coast Province, Kenya

Characteristics of exit interviewees Ever heard of HFC Knows HFC Chair1 Knows any HFC Member1
  N 292 292 292
   %2 p-value %2 p-value %2 p-value
All Cases   44.8   16.2   23.9  
District n 292 290 286
  Kwale 34.5 0.009** 9.8 0.018** 16.0 0.007**
  Tana River 60.3   25.9   36.5  
Type of facility n 292 290 286
  Health Centre 37.8 0.171 10.2 0.011** 22.4 0.59
  Dispensary 45.8   17.0   24.3  
Gender n 292 290 286
  Male 61.1 0.0006*** 33.1 0.0002** 37.9 0.004**
  Female 41.3   12.6   21.1  
Age n 292 290 286
  16-24 31.4 0.011** 9.7 0.146 15.7 0.016**
  25-44 49.7   20.2   30.2  
  45 & Above 54.9   17.6   23.3  
Attended School n 289 288 284
  Yes 54.5 0.005** 23.8 0.005**    30.3 0.044**
  No 34.1   7.7   17.3  
Can Read Kiswahili n 289 288 284
  Yes 54.8 0.003** 23.2 0.008** 31.1 0.029**
  No 34.2   8.8   16.9  
Can Read English n 287 286 282
  Yes 56.5 0.045** 27.5 0.0005*** 32.8 0.029**
  No 41.3   12.5   21.5  
  1. 1 not necessarily by name
  2. 2 Weighted to account for variation in sampling probability across facilities.
  3. * 0.1 > p ≥ 0.05
  4. **0.05 > p ≥ 0.001
  5. ***p < 0.001