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Table 1 Characteristics of 173 HCW participating in TAMs for the LTBI cascade of care

From: Resource implications of the latent tuberculosis cascade of care: a time and motion study in five countries

 HCW with one or more patient encounters along the steps in the LTBI Cascade of CareHCW with no patient encounters along the steps in the LTBI Cascade of Carep-value1
 (N = 83)(N = 90) 
Sex
 Male27 (54%)23 (46%)0.31
 Female56 (46%)67 (54%) 
Role/type of patients
TB specific73 (66%)37 (34%)<0.01
 General (all patients)10 (16%)53 (84%) 
HCW category
 Doctor31 (36%)54 (64%)0.01
 Nurse45 (59%)31 (41%) 
 Other HCW7 (58%)5 (42%) 
Country
 Benin5 (28%)13 (72%)<0.01
 Canada48 (92%)4 (8%) 
 Ghana10 (59%)7 (41%) 
 Indonesia12 (27%)33 (73%) 
 Vietnam8 (20%)33 (80%) 
Country setting
 High Incomeb48 (92%)4 (8%)<0.01
 LMICc35 (29%)86 (71%) 
  1. 1p-values from χ2 test for difference in characteristics of HCW performing at least one patient encounter along the LTBI cascade of care compared to HCW participating in TAMs but not performing any tasks along LTBI Cascade
  2. bHigh income country (HIC) =Canada
  3. cLow-and middle-income countries (LMIC) =Benin, Ghana, Indonesia, Vietnam