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Table 2 Characteristics of participating community health workers (n = 103)

From: Evaluation of malaria rapid diagnostic test (RDT) use by community health workers: a longitudinal study in western Kenya

Characteristic n (% or range)
Gender
 Male 32 (31.1)
 Female 71 (68.9)
Mean age (years) 43.6 (20–69)
 ≤ 39 36 (35.0)
 40–49 42 (40.8)
 ≥ 50 25 (24.3)
Education (highest level attained)
 Primary or less 43 (41.7)
 Secondary or greater 60 (58.3)
Married 85 (82.5)
Formally employed 16 (15.5)
Had prior CHW work experience 53 (51.5)
 Mean work experience (years) 4.1 (0–6)
Had prior malaria treatment experience 33 (32.2)
Had prior malaria RDT experience 18 (17.5)
  1. Characteristics were recorded at baseline observations