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Table 2 Availability of key items in community health centers and primary health centers

From: Assessment of primary care facilities for cardiovascular disease preparedness in Madhya Pradesh, India

   Community health center Primary health center
Group Variable Available Total Percent Available Total Percent
Variables assessed in full version of questionnaire (n = 85)
Human resource Laboratory technician 35 38 92.11 12 47 25.53
Health Educator 17 38 44.74 10 47 21.28
Equipment Glucometer 32 38 84.21 20 47 42.55
Sphygmomanometer 38 38 100.00 47 47 100.00
ECG machine 13 38 34.21 5 47 10.64
Measuring tape 30 38 78.95 38 47 80.85
Stadiometer and Weight machine 23 38 60.53 23 47 48.94
Point-of-care testing supplies Glucostrips 33 38 86.84 24 47 51.06
Lancets/needle 35 38 92.11 34 47 72.34
Urinary ketone strip 22 38 57.89 17 47 36.17
Urinary protein strip 31 38 81.58 27 47 57.45
Laboratory test Plasma Glucose estimation 29 38 76.32 13 47 27.66
Serum creatinine 17 38 44.74 4 47 8.51
Serum lipid profile 10 38 26.32 4 47 8.51
HbA1C 2 38 5.26 2 47 4.26
Additional variables assessed in second version of questionnaire (n = 37)
Human resource Two Medical Officers 10 12 83.33 11 25 44.00
Nutritionist 2 12 16.67 0 25 0.00
Physiotherapist 1 12 8.33 0 25 0.00
Equipment Percussion hammer/tuning fork 6 12 50.00 12 25 48.00
Drugs Any anti-hypertensive 12 12 100.00 22 24 91.67
ACEI/ARB 6 12 50.00 7 25 28.00
Beta blocker 12 12 100.00 17 25 68.00
Calcium channel blocker (CCB) 11 12 91.67 21 25 84.00
Diuretic Thiazide 4 12 33.33 4 25 16.00
Atorvastatin 2 12 16.67 4 25 16.00
Any anti-diabetic drug 11 12 91.67 17 25 68.00
Metformin 10 12 83.33 17 25 68.00
Glibenclamide 2 12 16.67 4 25 16.00
Glimepiride 2 12 16.67 5 25 20.00
Pioglitazone 1 12 8.33 2 25 8.00
Insulin 5 12 41.67 3 25 12.00
Aspirin low dose 6 12 50.00 11 25 44.00
Frusemide 10 12 83.33 19 25 76.00
Sorbitrate 9 12 75.00 12 25 48.00
Nifedepine 10 12 83.33 17 25 68.00
Dexamethasone 11 12 91.67 23 25 92.00