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Table 1 Characteristics of the clusters

From: The impact of community health worker-led home delivery of antiretroviral therapy on virological suppression: a non-inferiority cluster-randomized health systems trial in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Name of healthcare facility Counseling packagea Type of healthcare facility Municipality No. of patients currently on ART No. of CHWs in cluster
ART home delivery
 1. Mbagala Rangi Tatu Standard + nutrition Hospital Temeke 15,663 3
 2. Tambukareli Standard Dispensary Temeke 1,554 12
 3. Yombo Makangarawe Standard Dispensary Temeke 544 2
 4. Toa Ngoma Standard + nutrition Dispensary Temeke 239 12
 5. Buza Standard + nutrition Dispensary Temeke 215 5
 6. Arafa Ugweno Standard Dispensary Temeke 202 3
 7. Mji mwema Standard Dispensary Temeke 161 8
 8. Kimbiji Standard + nutrition Dispensary Temeke 119 6
 9. Keko Standard + nutrition Dispensary Temeke 79 4
 10. Tandale Standard Dispensary Kinondoni 2,951 9
 11. Mburahati Standard + nutrition Dispensary Kinondoni 1,639 11
 12. Mwenge Standard Dispensary Kinondoni 1,597 5
 13. Mbezi Standard + nutrition Dispensary Kinondoni 870 11
 14. Hananasif Standard + nutrition Dispensary Kinondoni 530 7
 15. Kigogo Standard Dispensary Kinondoni 347 3
 16. Mabibo Standard + nutrition Dispensary Kinondoni 278 9
 17. Goba Standard Dispensary Kinondoni 177 4
 18. Tabata Standard Health Centre Ilala 2,193 10
 19. Vingunguti Standard + nutrition Health Centre Ilala 1,865 7
 20. Kitunda Standard + nutrition Health Centre Ilala 768 10
 21. Pugu Kajiungeni Standard Dispensary Ilala 561 11
 22. Tabata NBC Standard + nutrition Dispensary Ilala 249 10
 23. Kinyerezi Standard Dispensary Ilala 238 13
 24. Mongolandege Standard Dispensary Ilala 152 16
   Total:   33,191b 191
Standard of care
 1. Temeke Standard + nutrition Hospital Temeke 17,409 3
 2. Kigamboni Standard Health Centre Temeke 2,879 9
 3. Mbagala Round Table Standard + nutrition Dispensary Temeke 850 5
 4. Maji Matitu Standard Dispensary Temeke 540 7
 5. Kichemchem Standard + nutrition Dispensary Temeke 211 3
 6. Kingugi Standard Dispensary Temeke 166 6
 7. Sandali Standard Dispensary Temeke 148 9
 8. Kibada Standard + nutrition Dispensary Temeke 109 8
 9. Kisarawe II Standard Dispensary Temeke 63 5
 10. Magomeni Standard + nutrition Health Center Kinondoni 2,361 8
 11. Kimara Standard Dispensary Kinondoni 2,270 5
 12. Bunju Standard + nutrition Dispensary Kinondoni 1,595 7
 13. Kawe Standard Dispensary Kinondoni 844 5
 14. Kijitonyama Standard + nutrition Dispensary Kinondoni 750 8
 15. Kinondoni Standard Hospital Kinondoni 396 5
 16. Makuburi Standard Dispensary Kinondoni 256 4
 17. Ununio Standard + nutrition Dispensary Kinondoni 115 6
 18. Mnazi Mmoja Health Centre Standard + nutrition Health Centre Ilala 3,650 4
 19. Chanika Standard Health Centre Ilala 1,413 12
 20. Segerea Standard Health Centre Ilala 678 8
 21. Kiwalani Standard + nutrition Dispensary Ilala 519 13
 22. Gerezani Standard Dispensary Ilala 350 2
 23. Majohe Standard + nutrition Dispensary Ilala 220 10
 24. Mvuti Standard + nutrition Dispensary Ilala 185 16
   Total:   37,977b 168
  1. Abbreviations: ART antiretroviral therapy, No. number, CHW community health worker
  2. a Half of the clusters in each study arm were randomized to standard counseling and half to standard plus nutrition counseling.
  3. b This is not the expected number of participants as many ART patients do not live in the cluster (i.e., in the area surrounding the healthcare facility), and are therefore not eligible for this trial