Table 1

Characteristics of IPC agents by arm (as-treated analysis population)

Arm 1: SOCArm 2: STArm 3: HCDArm 4: HCD+ST
n%n%n%n%
IPC agents29272722
Total IPC mobilisation—months1269610197
Male827.61763.01555.6836.4
District
 Buhera620.7829.627.49.1
 Gokwe North413.8933.3414.840.9
 Mangwe413.813.7311.113.6
 Mutasa511.1311.11140.731.8
 Zvimba1034.5622.2725.94.6
Age (years)
 ≤1913.513.7414.814.6
 20–29413.81244.5622.2522.7
 30–39724.1829.6414.829.1
 40–49931.0518.5933.41359.0
 50+827.613.7414.814.6
Educational level
 Primary level827.613.713.700
 Secondary level1551.72385.22592.622100
 ≥Advanced level620.7311.113.700
IPC experience
 <12 months2275.91866.72177.8940.9
 ≥12 months724.1933.3622.2359.1
 Mean/median IPC mobilisation months4.2/43.7/43.8/34.4/5
  • HCD, human-centred design; IPC, interpersonal communication; SOC, standard of care; ST, self-testing.