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Table 2 Selection scores, post-training assessment scores and on-the-job performance

From: The predictive validity of the Living Goods selection tools for community health workers in Kenya: cohort study

  N (%)a Median (IQR), range
Selection scores:
 Written comprehension/10   7 (4 to 10), 0 to 10
 Written business maths/10   8 (4 to 10), 0 to 10
 Written about you/10   8 (6 to 10), 0 to 10
 Interview selling/10 (N = 544)   7 (6 to 8), 0 to 10
 Interview motivation/30 (N = 544)   24 (22 to 24), 10 to 30
Post-training assessment scores:
 Written/25   21 (18 to 23), 1 to 25
 Clinical/40   33 (30 to 37), 4 to 40
 Practical/35   28 (25 to 32), 0 to 35
 Total/100   82 (74 to 88), 41 to 100
On-the-job performance data:
 Total household and pregnancy registrations   10 (5 to 23), 0 to 171
 Total under-1 and under-5 child assessments   62 (23 to 84), 0 to 226
 On time follow-ups as a percentage of those required (N = 495)   67 (20 to 90), 0 to 100
 Sales value (KSh)   2338 (643 to 6225), − 1100 to 60351
CHW (in)activity:
 CHWs with no household or pregnancy registrations in 3 months 32 (5.9%)  
 CHWs with no under-1 or under-5 child assessments in 3 months 78 (14.3%)  
 CHWs with no on-time follow-ups in 3 months (of those with at least 1 required) 106 (21.4%)  
 CHWs with zero sales in 3 months 41 (7.5%)  
CHWs with no health activity and zero sales in 3 months 11 (2.0%)  
  1. aPercentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding