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Table 1 Personnel time use and patient waiting times for different types of health workers at the Infectious Diseases Institute clinic in Kampala, Uganda

From: Potential impact of task-shifting on costs of antiretroviral therapy and physician supply in Uganda

  Mean SD Median Range IQR
Physician      
   Personnel 0.14 0.09 0.12 0.05 - 0.58 0.08 - 0.17
   Patient waiting 1.20 0.87 1.08 0.03 - 3.30 0.53 - 1.65
Triage      
   Personnel 0.24 0.19 0.20 0.03 - 1.05 0.08 - 0.33
   Patient waiting 0.33 0.30 0.24 0.03 - 1.67 0.18 - 0.38
Nurse      
   Personnel 0.16 0.10 0.13 0.03 - 0.42 0.08 - 0.23
   Patient waiting 0.08 0.08 0.05 0 - 0.28 0.02 - 0.12
Regular PW      
   Personnel 0.10 0.10 0.08 0.02 - 0.65 0.05 - 0.12
   Patient waiting 0.36 0.32 0.27 0.02 - 1.73 0.15 - 0.47
Refill PW      
   Personnel 0.05 0.03 0.03 0.02 - 0.13 0.02 - 0.05
   Patient waiting - - - - -
  1. SD--Standard Deviation, IQR--Inter Quartile Range, PW--Pharmacy Worker, HWU--Health Worker Utilization