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Table 1 Endline mean characteristics in intervention and control clusters, and normalized mean differences across study arms # * +

From: Strengthening malaria service delivery through supportive supervision and community mobilization in an endemic Indian setting: an evaluation of nested delivery models

  Supportive supervision and community mobilization (Arm A) Community mobilization (Arm B) Control Normalized differences: Arms A-B Normalized differences: Arms A-K Normalized differences: Arms B-K
Annual malaria parasite incidence per cluster 12.26 10.79 9.12 -0.025 -0.049 0.255
Household characteristics n/N (%)
Hindu 304/390 (77.9) 291/400 (72.8) 298/390 (76.4) 0.085 0.026 -0.058
Christian 74/390 (18.9) 96/400 (24.0) 78/390 (20.0) -0.088 -0.020 0.068
Others 12/390 (3.1) 13/400 (3.3) 14/390 (3.6) -0.008 -0.020 -0.012
Scheduled Tribe 282/390 (72.3) 306/400 (76.5) 303/390 (77.7) -0.068 -0.088 -0.020
Scheduled Caste 26/390 (6.7) 34/400 (8.5) 21/390 (5.4) -0.048 0.039 0.086
Others 82/390 (21.0) 60/400 (15.0) 66/390 (16.9) 0.159 0.109 -0.036
  1. #None of the 21 pairwise t-tests for equality of means across study arms revealed a significant difference between the average household characteristics, at a 5% level of significance.
  2. *There are 390 households in Arm A, 400 in Arm B and 390 in the control arm.