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Table 2 Scoring of CHW effectiveness framework components

From: Supportive supervision and constructive relationships with healthcare workers support CHW performance: Use of a qualitative framework to evaluate CHW programming in Uganda

  Scores for ‘high’/‘medium’-performing teams Scores for ‘low’-performing teams
Effectiveness component CHW team #1 CHW team #2 CHW team #3 CHW team #4 CHW team #5 CHW team #6 CHW team #7 CHW team #8
Supportive supervision 3 4 4 2 1 3 1 3
Appropriate selection 4 3 3 4 3 2 3 3
Suitable training 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3
Adequate retention and incentive structures 3 3 4 3 2 1 3 3
Good relationships with other healthcare workers 2 2 3 4 1 1 1 2
Community embeddedness 3 4 4 3 3 3 2 3
Peer support 1 4 4 2 4 1 3 1
  Mean: 2.9 Mean: 3.4 Mean: 3.6 Mean: 3.0 Mean: 2.4 Mean: 2.0 Mean: 2.3 Mean: 2.6
  1. 1 = poor performance, 2 = mixed performance, 3 = functional performance, 4 = strong performance