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Table 1 Characteristics of clinicians who were trained, observed and in panel with matched observations

From: Improved clinical and laboratory skills after team-based, malaria case management training of health care professionals in Uganda

  Trained Observed Panel* Not panel*
Sample Size 118 101 61 40
Endemicity at site [17, 18]     
   EIR less than 1 24 (20) 17 (17) 12 (20) 5 (13)
   EIR 3-7 58 (49) 48 (48) 25 (41) 23 (58)
   EIR greater than 365 36 (30) 36 (36) 24 (39) 12 (30)
Profession     
   Doctors 10 (8) 6 (6) 4 (7) 2 (5)
   Clinical officers 27 (23) 27 (27) 21 (34) 6 (15)
   Nurses/midwives 79 (67) 68 (67) 36 (59) 32 (80)
   Other clinical staff 2 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Gender     
   Male 49 (42) 42 (42) 31 (51) 11 (28)
   Female 70 (58) 59 (58) 30 (49) 29 (73)
  1. *Panel denotes individuals who had visit data from baseline and at least one follow-up at six weeks, 12 weeks or one year
  2. EIR means Entomological Inoculation Rate per year
  3. More information on the EIR, dates of observation, and panel of clinicians observed at each of the sites is presented in Table S1 of the Additional file 1