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Table 1 Baseline testing services and number of semi-structured interviews (SSIs) with healthcare workers and focus group discussions (FGDs) with pregnant women by facility

From: Integrated point-of-care testing (POCT) for HIV, syphilis, malaria and anaemia at antenatal facilities in western Kenya: a qualitative study exploring end-users’ perspectives of appropriateness, acceptability and feasibility

Facility Turnovera Volumeb Testing at baselinec SSIs FGDs
HIV Syphilis Malaria Hbd
1 Low High Yes No Yes Yes 1 F nurse, 1 M nurse group 1: n = 5; group 2: n = 12
2 Low Medium Yes No Yes No 1 F nurse, 1 M nurse group 1: n = 9; group 2: n = 9
3 Low Medium Yes No No No 1 F nurse, 1 M nurse, 1 M clinical officer group 1: n = 10
4 Medium Low Yes No No No 2 M nurses group 1: n = 10
5 Medium Low Yes No Yes No 1 F nurse, 1 M nurse,
1 M HTC
group 1: n = 9; group 2: n = 10
6 Low Medium Yes No No No 1 F nurse, 1 M nurse group 1: n = 12; group 2: n = 13
7 High High Yes No No Yes 1 F nurse, 1 M nurse,
1 F HTC, 1 F lab tech
group 1: n = 11; group 2: n = 8
  1. aTurnover of staff categorized into low, medium, and high defined as having 2, 1, and 0 skilled healthcare workers who received training at the start of the programme and remained for all 8 months of implementation respectively
  2. bFacility volume was categorized as low, medium, and high for < 30, 30–40, and 50–70 monthly ANC visits respectively
  3. cAll 7 facilities’ routinely conducted HIV testing, 2 conducted anaemia testing irregularly, and 3 conducted malaria testing irregularly for ANC
  4. dHaemoglobin test for anaemia
  5. M male; F female; HTC HIV testing counsellor; lab tech laboratory technician; Hb haemoglobin; ANC antenatal care