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Table 3 People’s perception on VHWs’ availability and advice

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

Is the VHW available when you need him? Baseline Endline Total
Always 40.2 39.6 (75)
Most of the times 30.4 26.0 (53)
Sometimes 22.8 29.2 (49)
Never 3.3 1.0 (4)
DK 3.3 4.2 (7)
N (100%) 92 96 188
Chi-square = 2.26 (df = 4); not significant; Cramer’s V = 0.11 (missing: 42)
Do you think the VHW provides good advice regarding health? Baseline Endline Total
Very good 27.5 28.1 (52)
Good 60.4 67.7 (120)
Bad 1.1 0.0 (1)
No advice 6.6 1.0 (7)
DK 4.4 3.1 (7)
N (100%) 91 96 187
Chi-square = 5.5 (df = 4); not significant; Cramer’s V = 0.17 (missing: 43)