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Table 5 Sources of information prior to and post joining the trial (Household survey)

From: Complex realities: community engagement for a paediatric randomized controlled malaria vaccine trial in Kilifi, Kenya

  Prior to joining the trial n (%) Post joining the trial n (%) Perceptions on who to approach before a trial starts in future similar studies n (%)
FWs at home 138 (69.6) 120 (74.5) N/A
FWs elsewhere 49 (27.1) 24 (50.0) N/A
Dr./KEMRI staff (facility) 138 (71.3) 78 (48.7) N/A
Dr./KEMRI staff (home/village) 87 (45.8) 25 (34.7) N/A
Friends/neighbours 93 (46.7) 30 (35.3) 132 (72.9)
Health facility staff 49 (24.8) 24 (45.3) 171 (96.1)
CHWs 103 (52.6) 24 (23.3) 169 (90.9)
Village elders 104 (52.8) 22 (23.9) 194 (99.0)
Chiefs (sub-chiefs) 97 (49.0) 26 (30.2) 196 (99.5)
Religious leaders 19 (9.6) 8 (40.0) 140 (76.5)
Traditional healers 4 (2.1) 3 (33.3) 53 (29.1)
Parents with eligible children N/A N/A 184 (96.3)
Others (specify) 31 (19.0) 9 (25.0) 41 (24.1)