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Table 5 Summary statistics for the 128 respondents on technology readiness assessment

From: Assessing core, e-learning, clinical and technology readiness to integrate telemedicine at public health facilities in Uganda: a health facility – based survey

General Theme Characteristics Response District 1 District 2 District 3 NRH (N = 56)
  HC-IV (n = 7) RRH (n = 20) HC-IV (n = 8) RRH (n = 15) HC-IV (n = 4) DHO’s (n = 6) RRH (n = 12)
General Question Knowledge about TM No 3 (42.9) 0 0 0 1 (25) 0 0 0
Yes 4 (57.1) 20 (100) 8 (100) 15 (100) 3 (75) 6 (100) 12 (100) 56 (100)
Missing 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
ICT Technical Personnel Existence of ICT section at the HF. No 6 (85.7) 0 8 (100) 0 0 0 0 0
Yes 0 16 (80) 0 15 (100) 4 (100) 0 11 (91.7) 56 (100)
Missing 1 (14.3) 4 (20) 0 0 0 6 (100) 1 (8.3) 0
Access to ICT Expert? No 0 14 (70) 8 (100) 0 4 (100) 0 8 (66.7) 0
Yes 3 (42.9) 0 0 15 (100) 0 0 0 56 (100)
Missing 4 (57.1) 6 (30) 0 0 0 6 (100) 4 (33.3) 0
Access to ICT consultancy services No 0 14 (70) 8 (100) 0 4 (100) 0 8 (66.7) 0
Yes 3 (42.9) 0 0 15 (100) 0 0 0 56 (100)
Missing 4 (57.1) 6 (30) 0 0 0 6 (100) 4 (33.3) 0
Existing ICT Equipment & Budget Existence of ICT Budget No 7 (100) 0 0 0 4 (100) 0 0 0
Yes 0 16 (80) 8 (100) 15 (100) 0 6 (100) 12 (100) 42 (75)
Missing 0 4 (20) 0 0 0 0 0 14 (25)
Access to Network Connectivity Access to Internet Services No 7 (100) 0 8 (100) 0 4 (100) 0 0 0
Yes 0 18 (90) 0 15 (100) 0 6 (100) 12 (100) 47 (83.9)
Missing 0 2 (10) 0 0 0 0 0 9 (16.1)
Type of Internet service Wireless 0 7 (25) 0 6 (40) 0 1 (16.7) 3 (25) 5 (8.9)
Access to Network Connectivity   Wireless, Modem 0 8 (40) 0 9 (60) 0 0 1 (8.3) 17 (30.4)
Portable Modem 0 5 (25) 0 0 0 5 (83.3) 2 (16.7) 2 (3.6)
Wireless, LAN, Modem 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 (30.4)
Missing 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 (50) 15 (26.8)
Does HF have a web-portal No 7 (100) 18 (90) 8 (100) 0 0 5 (83.3) 12 (100) 0
Yes 0 0 0 15 (100) 0 0 0 56 (100)
Missing 0 2 (10) 0 0 4 (100) 1 (16.7) 0 0
Is there use of official e-Mail for internal or external communication? No 6 (87.5) 19 (95) 8 (100) 0 4 (100) 5 (83.3) 12 (100) 0
Yes 0 0 0 15 (100) 0 0 0 56 (100)
Missing 1 (14.3) 1 (05) 0 0 0 1 (16.7) 0 0
Is the local network enabled for both voice and data? No 6 (87.5) 17 (85) 6 (75) 0 4 (100) 6 (100) 12 (100) 0
Yes 0 0 0 15 (100) 0 0 0 41 (73.2)
Missing 1 (14.3) 1 (15) 2 (25) 0 0 0 0 15 (26.8)
Is licensed anti-virus installed of the computer? No 6 (87.5) 15 (75) 6 (75) 0 2 (50) 5 (83.3) 11 (91.6) 13 (23.2)
Yes 0 0 0 14 (93.3) 0 0 0 36 (64.3)
Missing 1 (14.3) 5 (25) 2 (25) 1 (6.7) 2 (50) 1 (16.7) 1 (8.3) 6 (10.7)
Is there dedicated IT personnel? No 5 (71.4) 18 (90) 8 (100) 0 4 (100) 5 (83.3) 12 (100) 32 (57.1)
Yes 0 0 0 15 (100) 0 0 0 0
Missing 2 (28.6) 2 (10) 0 0 0 1 (16.7) 0 24 (42.9)