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Table 3 Total number of health workers by cadre at the DOTS centres

From: General and tuberculosis-specific service readiness in two states in Nigeria

Variable Anambra
n (%)
N = 22
Oyo
n (%)
N = 20
Total
n (%)
N = 42
Total number of health workers
 1 5 (22.7) 2 (10.0) 7 (16.7)
 2 5 (22.7) 7 (35.0) 12 (28.6)
 3 3 (13.6) 6 (30.0) 9 (21.4)
 4 2 (9.1) 3 (15.0) 5 (11.9)
 ≥ 5 7 (31.8) 2 (10.0) 9 (21.5)
Number of staff by cadre
 Medical Officers 6 (27.2) 2 (10.0) 8 (19.0)
 Community Health Officers 2 (9.1) 4 (13.3) 6 (14.3)
 Public Health Nurse 1 (4.5) 1 (7.7) 2 (4.8)
 Midwives 6 (27.2) 6 (14.3)
 Staff Nurses 8 (36.3) 5 (25.0) 13 (40.0)
 Nurses/midwives 4 (18.2) 2 (10.0) 6 (14.3)
 Senior Community Health Extension Workers 4 (18.2) 8 (61.5) 15 (35.7)
 Junior Community Health Extension Workers 3 (13.6) 2 (15.4) 5 (11.9)
 Environmental Officers 1 (4.5) 1 (2.4)
 Pharmacy technicians 2 (9.1) 2 (4.8)
 Medical Records Officers 1 (4.5) 1 (2.4)
 Nutrition Officers  
 Laboratory technicians 11 (50.0) 2 (10.0) 13 (40.0)
 Health Assistants 2 (9.0) 6 (30.0) 8 (19.0)