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Table 5 Healthcare provider during diabetes clinic visits by level of healthcare facility (N = 330)

From: Clinical characteristics and health care received among patients with type 2 diabetes attending secondary and tertiary healthcare facilities in Mwanza Region, Tanzania: a cross-sectional study

Healthcare providerTotalLevel of healthcare facilityP - value
n (%)Secondary – n (%)Tertiary – n (%) 
Nurse
 Yes330 (100)180 (100)150 (100)*
 No0 (0)0 (0)0 (0) 
Clinician**
 Yes164 (49.7)107 (59.4)57 (38.0)0.000
 No166 (50.3)73 (40.6)93 (62.0) 
Nutritionist/dietitian
 Yes76(23.0)32 (17.8)44 (29.3)0.019
 No254 (77.0)148 (82.2)106 (70.7) 
  1. * not calculated, ** medical doctor, clinical officer and assistant medical officer