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Table 1 Descriptive Statistics of the Variables used with Corresponding Mean Score of Intention to Use mRDT

From: Determinants of health workers intention to use malaria rapid diagnostic test in Kintampo North Municipality, Ghana - a cross-sectional study

Outcome Variable Score Range (%) Mean % (SD)  
Intention to Use 25–100 82 (12.6)  
NPT Constructs
 Coherence 45–100 78 (12.7)  
 Cognitive participation 35–100 69 (12.8)  
 Collective action 35–100 69 (12.8)  
 Reflexive monitoring 40–95 72 (13.0)  
Background characteristic N = 110 (%) Mean Intention to Use % (SD) P-value
Mean Age (SD) 29.6 (5.8)   0.07
Sex    0.06
 Female 47 (42.7) 85 (10.8)  
 Male 63 (57.3) 80 (13.5)
The cadre of Health Workers    0.05
 Physician Assistant 24 (21.8) 81 (11.6)  
 Nurse 41 (37.3) 85 (10.3)
 Community Health Officer 32 (29.1) 81 (11.9)
 Laboratory Technologist 13 (11.8) 80 (16.7)
Highest Qualification    0.58
 Bachelor’s Degree 15 (13.6) 85 (14.7)  
 Diploma 25 (22.7) 80 (11.5)
 High school Certificate 70 (63.6) 82 (12.5)
Years of Experience    0.01*
  < 3 years 52 (47.3) 82 (12.2)  
  ≥ 3 years 58 (52.7) 87 (9.9)
Geographic Location    0.16
 Urban 37 (33.6) 80 (12.3)  
 Rural 73 (66.4) 83 (12.7)
  1. T-test for comparison of values between two groups, ANOVA for comparison of values between more than two groups
  2. SD Standard Deviation, N Sample Size
  3. * Statistically significant at p < 0.05