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Table 3 Average scores by 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

  Average score per component for all CHW teams sampled (n = 8) Average score per component for ‘high’/‘medium’-performing CHW teams (n = 4) Average score per component for ‘low’-performing CHW teams (n = 4) Difference between average component score in ‘high’/‘medium’ vs ‘low’ teams
Supportive supervision 2.6 3.3 2.0 1.3
Appropriate selection 3.1 3.5 2.8 0.7
Suitable training 3.3 3.5 3.0 0.5
Adequate retention and incentive structures 2.8 3.3 2.3 1.0
Good relationships with other healthcare workers 2.0 2.8 1.3 1.5
Community embeddedness 3.1 3.5 2.8 0.7
Peer support 2.5 2.8 2.3 0.5