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Table 2 Baseline characteristics by trial arm

From: A knowledge translation intervention to improve tuberculosis care and outcomes in Malawi: a pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial

Factors Control number (%) PALM PLUS only number (%) PALM PLUS and LHW intervention number (%) pvalue
Cluster level     
Number of health centers 12 7 5  
ART initiation sites 3/12 2/7 1/5  
Cluster size mean (range) 6.7 (1–15) 9.7 (5–17) 6 (3–12)  
Patient level     
Number of patients 80 68 30  
Mean age in years (range) 37.0 (3–72) 39.3 (1–84) 38.7 (5–73) .719
Women 40/80 (50) 38/68 (44) 17/30 (43) .716
Incident TB cases 71/72 (99) 59/64 (92) 27/29 (93) .398
Pulmonary TB cases 45/78 (58) 50/68 (74) 24/30 (80) .027
HIV positive 29/63 (46) 24/56 (43) 11/22 (50) .847
6-month weight recorded 3/80 (4) 2/68 (3) 1/30 (3) .302