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Table 3 The proportions of sending laboratories dissatisfied with specimen referral services

From: Dissatisfaction with the laboratory services in conducting HIV related testing among public and private medical personnel in Tanzania

Risk of dissatisfaction Public (%) Private (%) All (%)
Availability of equipment at referral laboratories 1/8(12.5) 1/7(14.3) 2/15(13.3)
Communication between receiving and referral laboratories 1/8 (12.5) 3/7(47.9) 4/15 (26.7)
Timely results feed back from receiving laboratories 4/7(57.1) 4/7 (57.1)  
Clear result report 2/7(28.6) 2/7(28.6) 4/14* (28.6)
Result generated from referral laboratories 1/8 (12.5) 1/7(14.3) 2/15(13.3)
  1. * = does not add up to 15 owing due to missing value