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Table 1 HIV STAR-Malawi study clinics

From: The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of community-based lay distribution of HIV self-tests in increasing uptake of HIV testing among adults in rural Malawi and rural and peri-urban Zambia: protocol for STAR (self-testing for Africa) cluster randomized evaluations

District Clinic name Clinic Catchment Population (2014–2015) Total HIV tests (2014–2015) Percent HIV-positive tests (Number of positive tests / total tested at clinic 100%) Allocation
Blantyre (N) Chikowa Health Centre 34,317 4128 8.0% HIVST
Blantyre (N) Dziwe Health Centre 18,430 1794 7.6% SOC
Blantyre (N) Lirangwe Health Centre 27,880 3268 14.4% SOC
Blantyre (N) Makata Health Centre Lunzu 37,000 3502 6.9% SOC
Blantyre (S) Madziabango Health Centre 15,000 2281 7.2% HIVST
Blantyre (S) Mpemba Health Centre 23,600 5027 10.9% HIVST
Blantyre (S) Pensulo Health Centre 19,172 706 9.8% SOC
Blantyre (S) Soche Maternity 16,208 784 13.6% HIVST
Machinga Chikweo Health Centre 82,581 6938 6.8% HIVST
Machinga Mangamba Health Centre 22,364 5344 6.1% HIVST
Machinga Mbonechera Health Centre 112,934 1195 7.6% SOC
Machinga Mkwepere Health Centre 19,317 2715 6.6% SOC
Machinga Namanja Health Centre 34,678 3930 6.8% HIVST
Machinga Nayuchi Health Centre 21,582 2642 11.5% SOC
Machinga Ngokwe Health Centre 40,778 7165 5.3% SOC
Mwanza Kunenekude Health Centre 12,085 2758 4.9% HIVST
Mwanza Thambani Health Centre 19,056 2561 5.0% SOC
Mwanza Tulonkhondo Health Centre 16,700 2261 4.1% SOC
Neno Chifunga Health Centre 11,250 1994 6.0% HIVST
Neno Ligowe Health Centre 15,025 2118 5.0% SOC
Neno Luwani Health Centre 4452 1027 5.3% HIVST
Neno Magareta Health Centre 7547 1550 3.4% HIVST
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