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Table 5 Knowledge on types of leprosy services among service providers

From: Knowledge on leprosy and its management among primary healthcare providers in two districts of Bangladesh

  Physician TLCA Others*
Types of leprosy services Baseline (n = 12) % (90% CI) End-line (n = 7) % (90% CI) P-value Baseline (n = 6) % (90% CI) End-line (n = 7) % (90% CI) P-value Baseline (n = 80) % (90% CI) End-line (n = 35) % (90% CI) P-value
Supportive counseling 92%
(78.6–104.8)
29%
(0.5–56.7)
*** 33%
(1.6–65.0)
86%
(63.9–107.3)
* 64%
(55.0–72.6)
46%
(31.8–59.6)
*
Lab investigation 8%
(−4.8–21.4)
0% NS 33%
(1.6–65.0)
14%
(−7.5–36.1)
NS 5%
(1.0–9.0)
0% NS
Referral 25%
(4.4–45.6)
29%
(0.5–56.7)
NS 17% 0% NS 60%
(51.0–69.0)
29%
(16.0–41.2)
***
Complication management 42%
(18.3–65.1)
43%
(12.1–73.7)
NS 50%
(16.4–83.6)
71%
(43.3–99.5)
NS 5%
(1.0–9.0)
20%
(8.9–31.1)
**
  1. NS Not significant
  2. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  3. Others* mean field workers and their supervisors
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