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Table 2 Healthcare worker responses to assessment of Option B+

From: Healthcare worker experiences with Option B+ for prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission in eSwatini: findings from a two-year follow-up study

  2 months post-transition (N = 50) 2 years post-transition (N = 50)
Overall, do you think Option B+ is easy or hard for HCWs?
 Easy n/aa 40 (80%)
 Hard 10 (20%)
Do you think following up with patients who initiated ART under Option B+ is easy or hard for healthcare workers?
 Easy n/aa 29 (58%)
 Hard 21 (42%)
Do you think documentation of patient care under Option B+ is easy or hard for healthcare workers?
 Easy n/aa 28 (56%)
 Hard 21 (42%)
 No Answer 1 (2%)
In your opinion is it easy or hard to counsel patients about Option B +?
 Easy 25 (50%) 29 (58%)
 Hard 24 (48%) 21 (42%)
 No Answer 1 (2%)  
Do you think you have more work or less work now (since implementation of Option B+)?
 More Work 31 (62%) 34 (68%)
 Less Work 9 (18%) 8 (16%)
 Same Amount 8 (16%) 8 (16%)
Do you find that women commonly refuse to start ART the same day they are diagnosed with HIV?
 Yes 16 (32%) 7 (14%)
 No 33 (66%) 43 (86%)
 No Answer 1 (2%)  
  1. aQuestion was an addition to two year survey and not directly assessed at two months post-transition