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Table 1 Characteristics of the facilities supported by I-TECH before and during deployment of supplemental PITC providers

From: Strengthening provider-initiated testing and counselling in Zimbabwe by deploying supplemental providers: a time series analysis

   Before PITC provider deploymenta During supplemental PITC provider deploymentb
  Supported facilities (N = 249) Proportion testing HIV-positive Monthly HIV tests per facility Monthly HIV diagnoses per facility Monthly p-w PITC providers per facility Proportion testing HIV-positive Monthly HIV tests per facility Monthly HIV diagnoses per facility
  n (%) Positive/Tested (%) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Positive/Tested (%) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Facility type
 Clinic 197 (79%) 31,984/379,147 (8%) 160 (156) 14 (16) 1.5 (1.8) 20,109/288,326 (7%) 209 (172) 15 (21)
 Polyclinic 15 (6%) 13,129/143,329 (9%) 796 (442) 73 (42) 1.5 (1.6) 6,811/76,778 (9%) 731 (306) 65 (32)
 Hospital 37 (14%) 12,898/139,510 (9%) 314 (250) 29 (25) 2.9 (3.2) 7,605/103,754 (7%) 401 (271) 29 (20)
Province
 Harare 38 (15%) 20,375/214,002 (10%) 469 (403) 45 (33) 1.6 (3.1) 10,909/113,666 (10%) 427 (311) 41 (28)
 Mash. Central 53 (21%) 6,613/99,084 (7%) 156 (155) 10 (13) 1.9 (1.9) 3,864/78,627 (5%) 212 (154) 10 (11)
 Mash. East 42 (17%) 10,271/102,796 (10%) 204 (195) 20 (26) 1.5 (1.7) 6,373/77,723 (8%) 264 (232) 22 (28)
 Mash. West 79 (32%) 16,953/194,046 (9%) 205 (200) 18 (21) 1.9 (1.9) 11,015/163,014 (7%) 295 (255) 20 (27)
 Mat. North 37 (15%) 3,796/52,058 (7%) 117 (152) 9 (8) 1.3 (1.9) 2,364/35,828 (7%) 138 (98) 9 (9)
Totals   58,008/661,986 (9%) 222 (254) 19 (25) 1.7 (2.1) 34,525/468,858 (7%) 269 (241) 20 (25)
  1. p-w person-week, Mash Mashonaland, Mat Matabeleland
  2. aTime period: July 2015 to June 2016 (12 months)
  3. bTime period: October 2016 to May 2017; March 2017 excluded due to MOHCC HIV testing campaign