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Table 3 Information about the CHVs in the study

From: Supportive supervision for volunteers to deliver reproductive health education: a cluster randomized trial

CHV Data Control n = 39   Intervention n = 43  
  No. % No. %
Mean age (years) 39   41  
Males 17 42 % 22 51 %
Females 17 58 % 21 49 %
Born in the area 32 84 % 35 81 %
Selection
Community selected 20 51 % 24 44 %
Self-selected 19 49 % 19 56 %
Educational level community selected CHVs
Primary 4 20 % 9 38 %
Secondary 14 70 % 12 50 %
Higher 2 10 % 3 13 %
Educational level Self Selected CHVs
Primary 1 5 % 5 26 %
Secondary 17 90 % 11 58 %
Higher 1 5 % 3 16 %
No. years as a CHV
Community selected 5.5   7.3  
Self selected 7.2   2.1  
Religion
Muslim 16 42 % 13 30 %
Christian 22 58 % 30 70 %
Marital status
Married 33 87 % 39 91 %
Un-marrried 4 10 % 4 9 %
Divorced or widowed 1 3 % 0 0 %
Children
Number 6.8   5.9  
No children 2 5 % 2 12 %
Work
Housework 12 32 % 15 35 %
Farmer 27 71 % 27 68 %
Shopkeeper 6 16 % 1 2 %
Leader 13 26 % 13 30 %
Teacher 1 3 % 7 16 %
Other 0 3 % 3 7 %