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Table 2 Comparison of the interventions in the two arms of the trial

From: Peek Community Eye Health - mHealth system to increase access and efficiency of eye health services in Trans Nzoia County, Kenya: study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial

  Intervention arm Control arm
Consent and enumeration Yes Yes
Community sensitisation Posters and announcement in churches and schools Posters and announcement in churches and schools
Community screening Vision assessed at household level using Peek E- acuity by field worker No vision assessment at household level
Screening decision using Peek Screening App No screening
Personalised text and weekly reminder messages for participants/carers in the relevant local language to attend appointments No text message
Referral from community to PHC (triage centre) Self-referring participants and referrals by CV using Peek system? Self-referring participants
Automatic referral through Peek system No referrals
Provision of triage Trained team composed of ophthalmic clinical officer, ophthalmic nurses and two field workers Trained team composed of ophthalmic clinical officer, ophthalmic nurses and two field workers
Referral from triage centre to secondary care Paper referral Paper referral
Automatic referral through Peek system and weekly reminder SMS  
Assessment of primary outcome Same for both arms (trained field worker) Same for both arms (trained field worker)
Assessment of referrals Ophthalmic clinical officer Ophthalmic clinical officer