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Table 1 Key study characteristics by COMPASS country site

From: Creating opportunities through mentorship, parental involvement, and safe spaces (COMPASS) program: multi-country study protocol to protect girls from violence in humanitarian settings

Site Primary research question Study design Quantitative surveys Quantitative sample size at baseline
Conflict-affected communities in Kabare and Uvira territories, South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo What is the incremental effectiveness of the parental curriculum, in addition to the core COMPASS programming, on improving girls’ safety and well-being? Wait-list cluster randomized controlled trial + qualitative 10-12 year old CAPI surveya 886 girls (10–14 years)
13-14 year old CAPI + ACASI survey 777 primary caregivers for girls
Caregiver survey
Refugee camps (Sherkole, Tongo, and Bambasi), Benishangul-Gumuz Region, Ethiopia What is the overall effectiveness of the COMPASS program on improving girls’ safety and well-being, as compared to girls in the wait-list arm? Wait-list cluster randomized controlled trial + qualitative 13-19 year old ACASI survey 919 girls (13–19 years)
Communities, and Jalozai camp in Khyber Paktunkwah Province, Pakistan What is the overall acceptability and feasibility of COMPASS programming? Pre-post test + qualitative 12-19 year old paper-based survey 208 girls (12–19 years)
  1. aThe 10–12 year old survey does not contain sensitive questions of sexual health