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Table 3 MAISHA study schedule (based on SPIRIT template [14])

From: A cluster randomized controlled trial to assess the impact on intimate partner violence of a 10-session participatory gender training curriculum delivered to women taking part in a group-based microfinance loan scheme in Tanzania (MAISHA CRT01): study protocol

  STUDY PERIOD
  Enrolment Allocation Intervention Closeout
Time point (months) - M1 0 M1 M2 M3 M4 M5 M29
Enrolment         
 Eligibility screen x        
 Informed consent x        
Allocation   x       
Intervention         
 No intervention (control)    x x x x x  
 PGT (intervention)    x x x x x  
Assessments         
Baseline:         
 Socio-demographics x        
 Physical IPV a x        
 Sexual IPV a x        
 Emotional/psychological IPV x        
 Attitudes about IPV x        
 Disclosure of IPV to others a x        
 In-depth interview b   x       
 Focus group discussion b   x       
Post-intervention: c         
 In-depth interview b        x  
 Focus group discussion b        x  
Follow-up:         
 Socio-demographics         x
 Physical IPV a         x
 Sexual IPV a         x
 Emotional abuse a         x
 Attitudes about IPV         x
 Disclosure of IPV to others a         x
 In-depth interview b         x
 Focus group discussion b         x
  1. PGT-participatory gender training; IPV-intimate partner violence;
  2. a Reported experience during past 12 months
  3. b Participants are a purposive sample of women from control and intervention arms – the same women will participate at three time-points
  4. c immediately following completion of the MAISHA curriculum