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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of team members

From: Can a community health worker and a trained traditional birth attendant work as a team to deliver child health interventions in rural Zambia?

Characteristics CHW (n = 47) TBA (n = 47)
Age: (years)   
Average (SD) 44.4 (8.8) 53.0 (6.6)
Range 28 - 69 33 - 66
Sex:   
Male 80.9% 0
Female 19.1% 100%
Educational Level   
No education 0 8.5%
Primary 14.9% 68.1%
Secondary 85.1% 23.4%
Ethnic Group   
Lamba 36.2% 50%
Bemba 14.9% 16.5%
Kaonde 2.1% 2.2%
Other 46.8% 41.3%
Marital status   
Single/not married 0 2.1%
Married 91.3% 66.0%
Separated/divorced 2.2% 6.4%
Widowed 6.5% 25.5%
Religion   
Christian (Jehovah witness) 31.9% 19.2%
Christian (Catholic) 12.8% 10.6%
Christian (Pentecostal) 6.4% 10.6%
African Christian Church 25.5% 44.7%
Other 23.4% 14.9%
Main Occupation   
CHW/TBA 23.9% 19.2%
Farmer 76.1% 80.8%
Length of Service (years)   
Average (SD) 9 (5.9) 11.3 (7.7)
Range 1-28 3-40