Treatment attributes for Uganda Village Networks 2013

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Chami, GF 

This anonymized data is an addition to the following anonymized social network dataset.

Project: Social network analysis for improving mass drug administration.

Data collection: Census-based, observational survey.

Household level treatment outcomes are provided.

'Treatment_offer.txt' provides a binary variable of the household's treatment offer status for all households included in friendship networks. Treatment offer is positive if at least one eligible person in the household was offered treatment. See the following publication and its supplementary material for complete methods and definitions for constructing the treatment offer variable. Chami G. F., Kontoleon A., Bulte E., Fenwick A., Kabatereine N., Tukahebwa E., Dunne D.W. Diffusion of treatment in social networks and mass drug administration. Nature Communications. 2017; 8:1929. DOI:10.1038/s41467-017-01499-z

'Treatment_rejection.txt' comprises a household level variable that is positive if at least one person in the home refused refused treatment offered due to a past experience with bad side effects. Refer to the following publication and its supplementary materials for complete definitions and methods for constructing the treatment rejection (noncompliance) variable. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 2017; 114: E7425-E7431. DOI

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The data are provided in plain text files and can be read/open with any software with this capability, e.g. Word, Text editors, R, Python, Stata, and so on.
Mass drug Administration, Community health, global health, neglected tropical diseases, Africa
Wellcome Trust