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Table 5 Covariates associated with productivity and performance, selected through LASSO regression

From: Measuring productivity and its relationship to community health worker performance in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

  Β p
Productivity
 VHT age ≥ 50 (ref: < 50) 11.82 (4.03, 19.60) 0.003
 Having access to motorcycle or bicycle 5.16 (−1.73, 12.06) 0.142
 Knowledge of danger signs (expressed in percentage, unit of ten-percentage points) 1.92 (0.01, 3.83) 0.049
 Years serving as VHT 0.81 (−0.05, 1.67) 0.066
Performance
 Job satisfaction score 1.46 (0.13, 2.80) 0.032
 Knowledge of danger signs (expressed in percentage, unit of ten-percentage points) 1.02 (0.05, 1.98) 0.039
 Years of mother’s schooling −0.53 (−1.08, 0.02) 0.057
 Mother aged < 18 (ref: ≥18) −5.62 (−12.14, 0.90) 0.091
 Number of child health issues raised by the mother −1.43 (−3.28, 0.41) 0.128
 Availability of flooring in VHT household −2.58 (−6.28, 1.12) 0.171
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