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Table 3 Demographic characteristic of CHWs

From: Evaluating fidelity of community health worker roles in malaria prevention and control programs in Livingstone District, Zambia-A bottleneck analysis

Characteristic % CHW responses  
  N 34
n (%)
Catchment
 Nakatindi 19 56
 Libuyu 15 44
Sex
 male 10 29
 female 24 71
Age
 < 40 6 18
 40+ 28 82
Education
 no formal 1 3
 /primary 8 23
 Secondary/ 24 71
 College/university 1 3
Marital status
 Single 17 50
 married 17 50
Occupation
 Business 18 53
 Piece works 16 47
Income
 < K500 16 47
 K500-K1500 18 52
Household members
 < 6 12 35
 > 6 22 64
Number of < 5 yrs children in household
 None 17 50
 1+ 17 50
Work experience
 6–12 months 17 50
 More than 1 year 17 50