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Table 4 Key questions which were used to stimulate discussion with community members in the intervention and control arms

From: Integrating use of point-of-care circulating cathodic antigen rapid diagnostic tests by community health workers during mass drug administration campaigns to improve uptake of praziquantel treatment among the adult population at Kome Island, North-Western Tanzania: a cluster randomized community trial

In the intervention arms
 1 How did you feel, being diagnosed by a trained person you knew?
 2 How did you feel when the community health worker asked you to bring urine samples for diagnosis?
 3 Did you feel any stigma when asked by the community health worker to submit urine samples for diagnosis of intestinal schistosomiasis?
 4 How did you feel when the community health workers told you that you were infected with intestinal schistosomiasis?
 5 Did you agree with the test results or did you have any doubt on the test results? If you had any doubt, what were your concerns on the results given?
 6 After being told you had the infection and given drugs, did you take/swallow the drugs given?
 7 Did you experience any mild side effects after taking the drugs administered by the community health worker? If yes, what were the side effects experienced?
 8 In general, what are your perceptions on the test or the exercise of diagnosis and treatment offered by community health workers?
In the Control arm
 1 How did you feel to be treated/receive drugs without being diagnosed if you had intestinal schistosomiasis?
 2 How did you feel when the community health worker used a praziquantel pole to decide on the dosage or number of drugs to give?
 3 Did you agree to take the number of pills given after the community health worker measured your height and decided on the number of pills without diagnosing you if you had intestinal schistosomiasis?
 4 Did you experience any mild side effects after taking the drugs administered by the community health worker? If yes, what were the side effects experienced?
 5 In general, what are your perceptions on the mass treatment without diagnosis test or the exercise of treatment without diagnosis offered by community health workers?
 6 What are your recommendations on the exercise of treatment without diagnosis offered by community health workers at your village/community?