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Table 1 Community Midwife Assistant and Nurse Midwife Technician characteristics

From: Task shifting levonorgestrel implant insertion to community midwife assistants in Malawi: results from a non-inferiority evaluation

Characteristics (N = 58)   CMA (N = 29)   NMT (N = 29) Fisher’s Exact Test
Age      0.042
  < 24 14 (48.3) 5 (17.2)  
 25–30 11 (37.9) 16 (55.1)  
  > 32 4 (13.8) 8 (27.6)  
District      1.000
 North Rumphi, Likoma 5 (17.2) 5 (17.2)  
 Central Lilongwe, Kasungu, Ntchisi 10 (34.5) 10 (34.5)  
 South Blantyre, Zomba, Mulanje, Machinga, Balaka, Thyolo, Neno, Phalombe, Mangochi 14 (48.3) 14 (48.3)  
Years since graduation from school      < 0.001
  < 1 year 28 (96.6) 7 (24.1)  
 1–5 years 1 (3.5) 9 (31.0)  
 5–10 years 0 (0.0) 9 (31.0)  
 11–20 years 0 (0.0) 1 (3.5)  
 21+ years 0 (0.0) 3 (10.3)  
  1. CMA Community Midwife Assistant, NMT Nurse Midwife Technician, LNG levonorgestrel