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Table 1 Activities performed on different days, Mean and Median time per activity

From: A time motion study of community mental health workers in rural India

 ActivityMean Time (minutes)Median Time (minutes)OPD dayField dayReview meeting day
1Administrative work12.986YesYesYes
2Counselling1917YesYes 
3Doctor consultation7.223.5Yes  
4Patient interaction63.5Yes  
5Home visits31.5325 Yes 
6Screening9.388.5YesYes 
7Staff interaction4.753.5YesYes 
8Community interaction23.1712.5 Yes 
9Review of work process61.7155  Yes
10Travelling12.115YesYesYes
11Documentation44.8656YesYesYes
12Break20.8718YesYesYes
13Waiting for patient arrival33 Yes 
14Miscellaneous11.85YesYes