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Table 1 People’s perception on VHWs with RDTs and antimalarials

From: Village health workers as health diplomats: negotiating health and study participation in a malaria elimination trial in The Gambia

Does the VHW have RDT? Baseline Endline Total
Always 14.6 23.9 (35)
Most of the times 6.7 33.7 (37)
Sometimes 18.0 26.1 (40)
Never 34.8 5.4 (36)
Don’t know (DK) 25.8 10.9 (33)
N (100%) 89 92 181
Chi-square = 44.7 (df = 4); prob. < 0.0001; Cramer’s V = 0.50 (missing: 49)
Does the VHW have antimalarials? Baseline Endline Total
Always 12.2 28.4 (38)
Most of the times 13.3 31.6 (42)
Sometimes 46.7 30.5 (71)
Never 12.2 1.1 (12)
DK 15.6 8.4 (22)
N (100%) 90 95 185
Chi-square = 26.7 (df = 4); prob. < 0.0001; Cramer’s V = 0.38 (missing: 45)