Baseline and primary data for the partner-provided HIV self-testing and linkage (PASTAL) adaptive multi-arm multi-stage cluster randomized trial in Blantyre, Malawi - Codebook

Permanent Identifier:

https://doi.org/10.17037/DATA.00000923

Baseline dataset codebook

Name Description Value measurement
wid A non-identifiable unique number assigned to each woman participant  
Eligible An assessment of the female participantís eligibility to participate in the study. It is based upon an assessment of the participantís age (18 or over), man not on HIV treatment already and man available in catchment area for the next 28 days. “Yes” = Eligible for the study;
“No” = not eligible for the study
Agem Age of the male partner in years as reported by the woman NA=Not provided
Lit_man Are male partner able to read and write yes= male partner able to read and write
NO=male partner not able to read and write
Educ_man education level completed by the male partner, labelled accordingly  
Occu_man occupation of the male partner, labelled accordingly  
testing history of HIV testing of the male partner,labeled accordingly "Never tested b4"=not tested previously
"Tested >12m"=Tested more than 12 months ago
"Tested <=12m"=Tested 12 months ago or less
"NA"=Not provided
Clinic Indicator of recruiting clinic, labelled accordingly. Clinics serve a catchment area of 100k or over.  
arm indicator for trial arm 1=standard of care
2=self-test only
33=se;self-test + US$3 financial incentive
4=se;self-test + US$10 financial incentive
5=se;self-test + a lottery financial incentive
3=se;self-test + a phone call reminder

primary Outcome dataset

Name Description Value measurement
stage Care stage "1" = first stage
"2"=second stage
soc proportion with primary outcome in the standard of care arm  
st proportion with primary outcome in the self-test only arm  
three proportion with primary outcome in the self-test + US$3 financial incentive arm  
ten proportion with primary outcome in the self-test + US$10 financial incentive arm  
lottery proportion with primary outcome in the self-test + lottery financial incentive arm  
reminder proportion with primary outcome in the self-test + a phone call reminder arm