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Table 1 Study outcomes

From: Investigating the differential impact of school and community-based integrated control programmes for soil-transmitted helminths in Timor-Leste: the (S)WASH-D for Worms pilot study protocol

Primary outcomes
 Proportion of eligible children who: Provide parental informed consent
Provide stool samples
Complete questionnaires
Undergo measurement of height, weight and haemoglobin
 Participant retention rates between baseline and follow-up (defined as the proportion of baseline participants who were retained in the study at follow-up)
 Proportion of children and eligible community members who take albendazole
 Time taken to complete school WASH programmes in each study cluster
 Time taken to achieve 80% household latrine coverage in each intervention cluster
 Proportion of schools and households with functional and clean latrines
 Proportion of children who report using household and school latrines
 Proportion of schools and households with access to a reliable primary source of improved water
 Proportion of schools with handwashing stations
 Proportion of children who report using handwashing stations at school
Secondary outcomes
 Cumulative incidence of infection with: Ascaris spp.
T. trichiura
N. americanus
Ancylostoma spp.
 Mean intensity of infection (calculated as the average number of eggs per gramme of faeces) of: Ascaris spp.
T. trichiura
N. americanus
Ancylostoma spp.
 Mean haemoglobin concentration
 Weight-for-age (underweight) Z-score
 Weight-for-height Z-score (wasting)
 Height-for-age Z-score (stunting)
 Body mass index (BMI)-for-age Z-score (thinness)