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Table 2 Community health worker (CHW) kit receipt by province, as reported by CHWs in three Mozambique provinces, 2017 (n = 216)

From: Malaria case management commodity supply and use by community health workers in Mozambique, 2017

  Maputo Inhambane Nampula
Kits received annually, mean 3.1 (2.6–3.6) 8.8 (8.3–9.3) 7.9 (7.2–8.5)
Percent receiving kits monthly 0.0% (0.0%–0.0%) 8.3% (1.8%–14.9%) 6.6% (8.8%–12.3%)
Percent receiving six or fewer kits per year 92.3% (86.3%–99.0%) 13.9% (5.7%–22.1%) 26.3% (16.2%–36.4%)
Location of kit receipt
 Level 1 health post or health centre 83.8% (74.8%–92.8%) 97.2% (93.3%–100%) 52.6% (41.1%–64.1%)
 Level 2 hospital 0.0% (0.0%–0.0%) 0.0% (0.0%–0.0%) 47.3% (35.9%–58.9%)
 CHW’s home 14.7% (6.1–23.3) 2.8% (0.0%–6.7%) 0.0% (0.0%–0.0%)
Reasons for not receiving kits
 None at health facility 57.6% (45.3%–69.8%) 68.1% (57.0%–79.1%) 80.3% (71.1%–89.4%)
 CHW had commodities remaining 38.2% (26.4%–50.1%) 20.8% (11.2%–30.4%) 0.0% (0.0%–0.0%)
Percent receiving kits with any missing commodities 26.5% (15.7–37.2) 41.7% (30.0%–53.3%) 57.9% (46.5%–69.2%)
 Missing RDTs 20.6% (10.7%–30.4%) 12.5% (4.7%–20.3%) 0.0% (0.0%–0.0%)
 Missing AL-small child 19.1% (9.5%–28.7%) 8.3% (1.8%–14.9%) 4.0% (0.0%–8.4%)
 Missing AL-medium child 17.7% (8.4%–26.9%) 13.9% (5.7%–22.1%) 23.7% (13.9%–33.5%)
 Missing AL-large child 22.1% (11.9%–32.1%) 11.1% (3.7%–18.5%) 9.2% (2.6%–15.9%)
 Missing AL-adult 17.6% (8.4%–26.9%) 12.5% (4.7%–20.3%) 14.5% (6.4%–22.6%)
Percent unable to replenish supplies until a new kit arrives 67.7% (56.2%–79.1%) 91.7% (85.1%–98.2%) 94.7% (89.6%–99.9%)
  1. Statistically significant values are in italics, and 95% confidence intervals are in parentheses