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Table 3 Quality Indicators – Consultations with Vital Signs, Triage and Screenings by Outpatient Department nurse (N = 470) a

From: Baseline assessment of adult and adolescent primary care delivery in Rwanda: an opportunity for quality improvement

Vital signs collected by:  
  Registration clerk 209 (44.5%)
  Outpatient Department nurse 118 (25.1%)
  Other 75 (16.0%)
  Multiple providers 54 (11.5%)
  None 14 (3.0%)
Blood pressure recorded 76 (16.2%)
Temperature recorded 129 (27.5%)
Weight recorded 294 (62.6%)
Height recorded 0
Respiratory rate recorded 0
BMI recorded 0
Pulse recorded 0
Triage  
  Triaged using basic skills in assessment of   severe illness 7 (1.5%)
  Diagnosed with emergency condition by nurse 4 (0.9%)
Screening  
  Chronic cough 45 (10.0%)
  Malnutrition 1 (0.2%)
  Anemia 8 (1.8%)
  Genital/anal lesions 17 (3.8%)
  Discharge/other genitourinary symptoms in males   with genital lesions (n = 129) 12 (9.3%) penile
1 (0.8%) scrotal
  Previous HIV testing 7 (1.8%)
  Mosquito net 3 (0.7%)
  Tobacco use 2 (0.4%)
  Alcohol use 2 (0.4%)
  Sexual activity 32 (7.3%)
  Pregnancy in eligible females (n = 300) 66 (22.0%)
  Family planning (n = 268)b 10 (3.7%)
  1. aunless otherwise indicated.
  2. bonly women aged 15–49 eligible for screening per adapted IMAI protocol.