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Table 4 Preparedness of health facilities in terms of Services provision for Diabetic and hypertensives by the types of health facilities (n = 43). Percent distribution of Moshi Municipal and Moshi District Council health facility preparedness in terms of availability of trained HCWs, treatment guideline, equipment, investigation, medicines and health management information system by types, IHM project 2017

From: Preparedness of health facilities in managing hypertension & diabetes mellitus in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania: a cross sectional study

  Total (=43) Hospitals (n = 5) Health Centre (n = 12) Dispensaries (n = 17) Chi2 P-Value
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)  
Personnel and guidelines
 HCWs trained in hypertension management 18 [52.9] 1 [20] 6 [50] 11 [64.7] 0.468
 HCWs trained in DM management 5 [14.7] 2 [40] 0 [0] 3 [17.6] 0.306
 Guideline for hypertension and DM observed 19 [76] 3 [60] 6 [66.7] 10 [76.9] 0.297
 Adherence to guideline 18 [52.9] 3 [60] 5 [41.7] 10 [58.8] 0.622
Equipment
 Stethoscope 33 [97.1] 5 [100] 12 [100] 16 [94.1] 0.597
 BP Machine 32 [94.1] 5 [100] 11 [91.7] 16 [94.1] 0.801
 Glucometer 23 [67.6] 5 [100] 9 [75] 9 [52.9] 0.596
 Weigh machine 32 [94.1] 4 [80.0] 11 [91.7] 17 [100] 0.090
 Height rod 31 [91.2] 4 [80.0] 10 [83.3] 17 [100] 0.088
 Facilities with all equipment 21 [61.8] 4 [80.0] 8 [66.7] 9 [52.9] 0.500
Laboratory tests
 Urine dipstick 30 [88.2] 5 [100] 11 [91.7] 14 [82.4] 0.000
 Creatinine test 5 [14.7] 4 [80] 1 [8.3] 0 [0] 0.000
 Cholesterol test 5 [14.7] 4 [80] 1 [8.3] 0 [0] 0.000
 Facilities with all laboratory tests 5 [14.7] 4 [80] 1 [8.3] 0 [0] 0.000
Medicine availability
 Antihypertensive 18 [52.9] 4 [80] 6 [50.0] 8 [47.1] 0.417
 DM medicines 23 [67.6] 5 [100] 10 [83.3] 8 [47.1] 0.030
 Medicine 14 [41.2] 4 [80] 6 [50.0] 4 [23.5] 0.058
Health management information system
 Collection, analysis and local use of the data 18 [52.9] 5 [100] 9 [75] 4 [23.5] 0.002