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Table 3 Characteristics of CAB and process for formation

From: Engaging with Community Advisory Boards (CABs) in Lusaka Zambia: perspectives from the research team and CAB members

Study No CAB size Was CAB included in Protocol? Who decided on structure of CAB Membership? How were CAB members selected? Who developed ToR?
1 5 Yes Research Team and Central CAB Interviews of applicants responding to adverts Central CAB
2 5 Yes Research Team and Central CAB Interviews of applicants responding to adverts Central CAB
3 5 Yes Research Team and Central CAB Interviews of applicants responding to adverts Central CAB
4 5 Yes Research Team and Central CAB Interviews of applicants responding to adverts Central CAB
5 10 - 15 Yes, not fully developed Research team Study team and Neighbourhood health committee members Study Team
6 5 No Research and Clinic Staff Neighbourhood health committee and other existing community groups Study Team and CAB
7 42 Yes Research Team with Community leaders and Stakeholders Initially by Community Development Committee, later involved other stakeholders Study team and community leaders
8   Yes Research team and community members participating in study Study team and community members participating in study Study Team and Sponsor