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Table 1 Summary statistic for treatment and control samples

From: SMS messages increase adherence to rapid diagnostic test results among malaria patients: results from a pilot study in Nigeria

  SMS sent (N = 213) SMS not sent (N = 206)
  N Mean or % N Mean or %
Sites     
PPMV& 81 38.0% 109 52.9%
Ogbomosho& 36 16.9% 79 38.3%
Demographics     
Male 109 51.2% 102 50.0%
Age   40.7   37.3
Married 157 73.7% 131 63.9%
Literacy status     
Can not read or write*& 209 98.1% 189 91.7%
Education level     
Less than primary 14 6.6% 16 7.8%
Completed primary 27 12.7% 29 14.1%
Completed secondary 88 41.5% 76 37.1%
More than secondary 83 39.2% 84 41.0%
Assets/infrastructure     
Electricity 204 95.8% 196 95.1%
Radio 199 93.4% 189 91.7%
TV 193 90.6% 188 91.3%
Refrigerator 144 67.6% 129 62.6%
Cable TV& 114 53.8% 90 43.7%
Generator 152 71.4% 144 70.6%
AC 36 16.9% 29 14.1%
Computer 75 35.4% 78 38.0%
Electric iron 195 91.5% 179 87.3%
Fan 194 91.1% 189 92.2%
Motorcycle/scooter& 36 16.9% 58 28.3%
Car 102 47.9% 91 44.2%
Bank account*& 189 88.7% 154 74.8%
Flush toilet in house& 171 80.3% 144 69.9%
Kerosene to cook 116 54.5% 126 61.2%
Concrete floors 139 65.9% 126 62.1%
RDT prevalence     
RDT positive& 12 5.6% 4 1.9%
  1. &Variables are statistically different across treatment and control groups.
  2. *Variables remain statistically different across treatment and control groups even within city (Ibadan/Ogbomosho0.)