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Table 3 Summary of reported CHW activities by gender

From: Equally able, but unequally accepted: Gender differentials and experiences of community health volunteers promoting maternal, newborn, and child health in Morogoro Region, Tanzania

Activity Male Female p-value
(n = 125) (n = 103)
Days per week providing services (mean/median/range) 2.8/3/0–5 2.9/3/0–7 0.63
Hours worked per day providing services (mean/median/range) 5.0/4/1–12 4.7/4/1–11 0.40
Households served by Integrated Program CHW (mean/median/range) 197/146/3–1702 157/100/20–1500 0.18
Work in health facilities (n, %) 93 (74.4) 69 (67.0) 0.22
Work with other CHW programs (n, %) 18 (14.4) 22 (21.4) 0.18
Distance from home to facility (km, mean/median/range) 5.2/3/1–50 4.1/3/0–20 0.16
Mode of transportation to health facility (n, %)    
 Foot 87 (69.6) 77 (74.8) 0.39
 Bicycle 34 (27.2) 17 (16.5) 0.05
 Motorbike 6 (4.8) 12 (11.7) 0.06
  1. *p < 0.05