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Table 11 Intended behaviours at 1-year follow-up

From: Effects of the Informed Health Choices primary school intervention on the ability of children in Uganda to assess the reliability of claims about treatment effects, 1-year follow-up: a cluster-randomised trial

Think about an illness that you might get. Imagine someone claiming (saying) that a particular treatment might help you get better.
 How likely are you to find out what the claim was based on (e.g., by asking the person making the claim)?How likely are you to find out if the claim was based on a research study comparing the treatment with no treatment (a fair comparison)?How likely are you to say ‘yes’ if you are asked to participate in a research study comparing two treatments for your illness (a fair comparison)?
 Control schools
N = 2844
Intervention schools
N = 3943
Control schools
N = 2844
Intervention schools
N = 3943
Control schools
N = 2844
Intervention schools
N = 3943
Missing69 (2.4%)67 (1.7%)87 (3.1%)70 (1.8%)36 (1.3%)44 (1.1%)
Very unlikely217 (7.6%)376 (9.5%)301 (10.6%)467 (11.8%)245 (8.6%)277 (7.0%)
Unlikely289 (10.2%)376 (9.5%)424 (14.9%)569 (14.4%)329 (11.6%)429 (10.9%)
Likely975 (34.3%)1510 (38.3%)747 (26.3%)997 (25.3%)1045 (36.7%)1577 (40.0%)
Very likely678 (23.8%)1082 (27.4%)705 (24.8%)1164 (29.5%)719 (25.3%)1155 (29.3%)
I don’t know616 (21.7%)532 (13.5%)580 (20.4%)676 (17.1%)470 (16.5%)461 (11.7%)
Likely or very likelya1653 (58.1%)2592 (65.7%)1452 (51.1%)2161 (54.8%)1764 (62.0%)2732 (69.3%)
Odds ratio (95% CI)b1.41
(1.18–1.69)
P = 0.00020
1.11
(0.93–1.33)
P = 0.269
1.41
(1.10–1.79)
P = 0.00629
Adjusted differenceb8.1%
(3.7–12.6%)
2.6%
(−1.9% to 7.2%)
7.7%
(2.0–13.5%)
End of intervention termc
Likely or very likely2440 (55.1%)3731 (64.9%)1967 (44.4%)3114 (54.1%)2163 (48.8%)3201 (55.6%)
Odds ratio1.56
(95% CI, 1.29 to 1.88)
1.54
(95% CI, 1.29 to 1.84)
1.37
(95% CI, 1.16 to 1.62)
Adjusted difference10.6%
(95% CI, 6.2% to 14.7%)
10.8%
(95% CI, 6.3% to 15.1%)
7.8%
(95% CI, 3.7% to 11.9%)
  1. a Missing values and don’t know are pooled with unlikely and very unlikely
  2. bThe difference is an adjusted difference, based on mixed models with a random effects term for the clusters and the stratification variables modelled as fixed effects, using logistic regression. The odds ratios from the logistic regressions have been converted to differences using the intervention schools as the reference and the inverse of the odds ratios shown here
  3. cResults based on responses at the end of the term when the intervention was delivered