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Table 6 Women’s and men’s future interest in health videos among those who were exposed to the video library in Balkh, Herat, and Kandahar provinces, Afghanistan 2018

From: Feasibility and acceptability of a video library tool to support community health worker counseling in rural Afghan districts: a cross-sectional assessment

  Province (%)   
Women Men   
Balkh (n = 95) Herat (n = 113) Kandahar (n = 23) Balkh (n = 13) Herat (n = 19) Kandahar (n = 26)
Level of interest in watching CHW videos on other health topics in the future
 Very interested 95.8 93.8 95.7 92.3 89.5 84.6
 Somewhat interested 1.1 2.7 4.4 7.7 0.0 15.4
 Not at all interested 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
 Refused to answer 2.1 3.5 0.0 0.0 10.5 0.0
Other requested health topics participant would like to see in videosa
 Child health/nutrition 36.8 14.2 43.5 23.1 21.1 26.9
 Maternal health 18.9 8.0 34.8 15.4 0.0 26.9
 General health 9.5 4.4 21.7 23.1 21.1 26.9
 Pregnancy/care during pregnancy 7.4 8.0 13.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
 Birth spacing/FP methods 3.2 10.6 8.7 7.7 0.0 3.8
 Hygiene and safe drinking water 2.1 6.2 13.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
 Vaccinations for children
and mothers
15.8 6.2 4.3 7.7 0.0 11.5
 Delivery/care during delivery 2.1 3.5 8.7 0.0 0.0 0.0
 Mental health 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 11.5
 Breastfeeding/postnatal care 2.1 8.0 4.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
 Other 2.1 6.2 4.3 0.0 0.0 0.0
 Don’t know/no specific suggestion 15.8 47.8 4.3 0.0 0.0 26.9
 No response 0.0 5.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.4
  1. aPercentages do not add to 100, multiple responses possible