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Table 3 Health workforce (±SD, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01)

From: Quality of care for non-communicable diseases in the Republic of Moldova: a survey across primary health care facilities and pharmacies

Health Workforce Facility type Region  
HC FDO North Centre South
Family doctors having received training on updated PHC guidelines, last 12 months, on 3 tracer diseases (%)       (N = 60) module a
Ischemic heart disease 77.27% 56.25% 50.00% 76.19% 85.71% 43
Diabetes 77.27% 62.50% 61.11% 71.43% 85.71% 44
Hypertension 81.82%* 56.25%* 61.11% 76.19% 85.71% 45
Knowledge score of family doctors on chronic disease management (mean score out of 13) 8.14 ± 1.84 8.06 ± 2.14 8.39 ± 1.98 7.38 ± 2.08 8.62 ± 1.47 60
  (N = 182) module c
Adherence to principles of clinical history taking and physical examination, (mean score out of 13) 11.04 ± 1.37 10.67 ± 1.64 10.53 ± 1.30** 10.90 ± 1.63 11.33 ± 1.30** 182
Adherence to clinical guidelines for Ischemic heart disease, (mean score out of 41) 26.78 ± 5.68 27.55 ± 6.74 28.00 ± 5.75 29.08 ± 5.55 24.08 ± 5.68 38
Adherence to clinical guidelines for Diabetes, (mean score out of 42) 27.39 ± 5.90 27.38 ± 8.46 29.36 ± 4.92 26.06 ± 8.50 27.05 ± 5.75 49
Adherence to clinical guidelines for Hypertension, (mean score out of 39) 26.13 ± 6.19 24.12 ± 6.04 26.18 ± 6.67 25.66 ± 6.32 25.03 ± 5.73 95