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Table 3 Required factors for becoming an OH activist as expressed with ‘Strongly agree’ by the sampled health workers of Ahmedabad, India, during 2018–19

From: Who could be One Health Activist at the community level?: A case for India

Factors FHWs
n = 288 (%)
MHWs
n = 61 (%)
p-value
Training on coordinating roles 208 (72.5) 39 (63.9) 0.182
Relation between staff members 87 (30.4) 22 (36.1) 0.388
Knowledge and skills training 235 (81.9) 56 (91.8) 0.057
Individuals’ social skills 239 (83.6) 53 (86.9) 0.519
Trust with other actors/departments 216 (75.3) 54 (88.5) 0.024*
Specific objective 234 (81.5) 52 (85.2) 0.491
Conflict resolution authority 141 (49.3) 20 (32.8) 0.019*
Institutional support 279 (97.2) 59 (96.7) 0.835
Leadership skills 252 (87.8) 58 (95.1) 0.098
Structured guidelines 268 (93.4) 60 (98.4) 0.129
  1. FHWs Female Health Workers, MHWs Male Health Workers
  2. *p < 0.05 is considered as significant, derived from the Chi-squared test for the female and male health worker
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