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Table 1 Age and education level summaries of HSAs (Malawi) and CHWs (Ghana) trained to undertake the LF morbidity reporting exercise

From: Developing a community-led SMS reporting tool for the rapid assessment of lymphatic filariasis morbidity burden: case studies from Malawi and Ghana

  Malawi Ghana
  Males Female Total Males Female Total
Age group N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%)
18-25 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 1 (4 %) 2 (40 %) 3 (9 %)
26-35 23 (68 %) 18 (69 %) 41 (68 %) 3 (11 %) 0 (0 %) 3 (9 %)
36-45 8 (24 %) 7 (27 %) 15 (25 %) 8 (30 %) 1 (20 %) 9 (28 %)
46-55 2 (6 %) 1 (4 %) 3 (5 %) 5 (19 %) 1 (20 %) 6 (19 %)
>55 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 10 (37 %) 1 (20 %) 11 (34 %)
Missing 1 (3 %) 0 (0 %) 1 (2 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
Education             
Completed Primary 0 (0 %) 2 (8 %) 2 (3 %) 6 (22 %) 2 (40 %) 8 (25 %)
Some secondary 5 (15 %) 2 (8 %) 7 (12 %) 18 (67 %) 0 (0 %) 18 (56 %)
Completed secondary 29 (85 %) 22 (85 %) 51 (85 %) 2 (7 %) 1 (20 %) 3 (9 %)
More than secondary 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %) 1 (4 %) 2 (40 %) 3 (9 %)
Total 34   26   60   27   5   32