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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Training community healthcare workers on the use of information and communication technologies: a randomised controlled trial of traditional versus blended learning in Malawi, Africa

   Traditional (N = 19) Blended (N = 20)
N % N %
Sex Female 4 21% 4 20%
Male 15 79% 16 80%
Age ≤30 3 16% 0 0%
31–39 4 21% 9 45%
≥40 12 63% 11 50%
Education level Primary 1 5% 0 0%
Secondary 18 95% 20 100%
Work position HSA 13 68% 12 60%
Senior HSA 6 32% 8 40%
Experience in years 1 to 10 8 42% 10 50%
11 to 20 9 47% 5 25%
21 to 30 2 11% 5 25%
Satisfaction with job Satisfied or very satisfied 18 95% 20 100%
Neither satisfied nor dissatisfied 1 5% 0 0%
Access to a computer Yes 0 0% 2 10%
No 18 95% 18 90%
Previous computer training Yes 1 5% 2 10%
No 18 95% 18 90%