MARCH Outcome Evaluation
respectively. Interestingly, there is a good agreement between the project statistics and the outcome survey results when the proportion of individuals participated in the MARCH discussion group were compared between the two sources. In the outcome survey 6.9% and 20.8% of the respondents from Addis Ababa and West Hararghe, respectively, reported that they had participated at least once in the discussion group in the year preceding the survey. The corresponding figures computed based on the project statistics the target areas were 5% and 18.3%, respectively. Thus, the outcome survey appears to provide a robust estimate of the level of exposure to the intervention in the general target population.
Table 2. Participation in the MARCH discussion groups (at least in one meeting) in 2004-2005: comparison of project statistics and outcome survey results, Addis Ababa and West Hararghe, MARCH outcome survey, May-June 2005.
(Source: Final Report Care Ethiopia)
participated in the MARCH discussion group
Size of target Population
Outcome Evaluation Survey
# respondents participated in the MARCH discussion group (in at least one meeting)
Total # of respondents
Addis Ababa and West Hararghe