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Table 2 Comparison of leprosy training and Knowledge about types of leprosy among service providers

From: Knowledge on leprosy and its management among primary healthcare providers in two districts of Bangladesh

  Physician TLCA Others*
Training Baseline (n = 12) % (90% CI) End-line (n = 7) % (90% CI) P-value Baseline (n = 6) % End-line (n = 7) % P-value Baseline (n = 80) % (90% CI) End-line (n = 35) % (90% CI) P-value
Training Received on leprosy 25% 57% NS 100% 100% NS 50% 97% ***
(5.0–46.6) (26.3–87.9) (40.8–59.2) (92.4–101.8)
Knowledge about types of Leprosy
 Paucibacillary (PB) +
 Multibacillary (MB)
50% 100% * 100% 100% NS 11% 89% ***
(26.0–73.7)      (5.5–17.1) (79.8–97.4)
  1. NS Not significant
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  3. Others* mean field workers and their supervisors
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