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Table 8 Distribution of study participants according to age, work experience, marital status and commodity stock out

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

Characteristic N Work experience in years P-value
   2 3+  
   n (%) n (%)  
Age category       1.00
 22–39 6 3 17.6 3 17.6  
 40+ 28 14 82.4 14 82.4  
Marital status       0.016*
 Single 17 12 70.6 5 29.4  
 Married 17 5 29.4 12 70.6  
   Marital status  
   Single Married  
   n (%) n (%)  
Age category       0.175
 22–39 6 1 5.9 5 29.4  
 40+ 28 16 94.1 12 70.6  
Commodity stock-out       1.00
 No 1 0 0 1 5.9  
 Yes 33 17 100 16 94.1  
  1. *significant at p < 0.05
  2. CHWs who were married were more likely to have three or more years of experience than those who were single (Table 8)