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Table 5 Estimation of intervention components coveragea for the intervention and control arms of the study during baseline and follow-up

From: Strengthening primary health care at district-level in Malawi - determining the coverage, costs and benefits of community-directed interventions

Study arms Health centre Number of households Populationb Baselinec Follow-upc
Presence of LLIN among/in HMM Vitamin A Praziquantel Presence of LLIN among/in HMM Vitamin A Praziquantel
Adults Children EPWa Households Children Pregnant women Households Children Pregnant women
Intervention Nankumba 1,019 4,310 1,144 273 934 (91.7%) 1,003 (87.7%) 107 (39.2%) 17 (1.5%) 989 (86.5%) 17 (0.4%) 1,004 (98.5%) 1,141 (99.7%) 100 (36.6%) 40 (3.5%) 1,007 (88%) 173 (4%)
Katuli 1,209 4,846 406 263 1,048 (86.7%) 358 (88.2%) 141 (53.6%) 17 (4.2%) 349 (86%) 7 (0.1%) 1,173 (97.7%) 293 (92.5%) 216 (82.1%) 2 (0.5%) 324 (79.8%) 63 (1.3%)
Sub-total 2,228 9,156 1,550 536 1,982 (89%) 1,361 (87.8%) 248 (46.3%) 34 (2.2%) 1,338 (86.3%) 24 (0.3%) 2,177 (97.7%) 1,434 (92.5%) 316 (59%) 42 (2.7%) 1,331 (85.9%) 236 (2.6%)
Control Phirilongwe 885 2,795 762 178 673 (76%) 548 (71.9%) 79 (44.4%) 175 (23%) 713 (93.6%) 0 883 (99.8%) 665 (87.3%) 103 (57.9%) 180 (23.6%) 726 (95.3%) 11 (0.4%)
Mase 1,398 5,215 960 309 1,229 (87.9%) 829 (86.4%) 289 (93.5%) 34 (3.5%) 911 (94.9%) 103 (2%) 1,199 (85.8%) 960 (100%) 228 (73.8%) 13 (1.4%) 880 (91.7%) 304 (5.8%)
Sub-total 2,283 8,010 1,722 487 1,902 (83.3%) 1,377 (80%) 368 (75.6%) 209 (12.1%) 1,624 (94.3%) 103 (1.3%) 2,082 (91.2%) 1,625 (94.4%) 331 (68%) 193 (11.2%) 1,606 (93.3%) 315 (3.9%)
  1. EPW Expected number of pregnant women, HMM Home management of malaria and fever, LLIN Long lasting insecticide treated nets; Praziquantel: For treatment of schistosomiasis
  2. aIntervention components coverage data were collected at village level and later lumped up for respective health centres to calculate average figures and percentages
  3. bFor entire health centres catchment areas
  4. cFor the four villages involved in the study under each health centre
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