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Table 3 Selection criteria for community surveys, cohort study, and patient exit interviews

From: The PRIME trial protocol: evaluating the impact of an intervention implemented in public health centres on management of malaria and health outcomes of children using a cluster-randomised design in Tororo, Uganda

Study component Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
Cross-sectional community survey 1) age <15 years 1) inability to locate the child
1) agreement of parents or guardians to provide informed consent
2) agreement of a child aged 8 years or older to provide assent
Cohort study 1) age <5 years 1) intention to move during the follow-up period
1) fagreement of parents or guardians to provide informed consent 1) current enrollment in another research study
Patient exit interviews 1) age <5 years None
2) agreement of parents or guardians to provide informed consent