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Table 1 Characteristics of participating community health centers and Xpert hubs based on health center survey and field notes

From: Challenges with scale-up of GeneXpert MTB/RIF® in Uganda: a health systems perspective

Health Center CharacteristicsProportion or Median (IQR)
(N = 23)
HC IV65% (15)
Rural61% (14)
Distance to nearest Xpert testing facility (km)20.3 (13–34.5)
Have consistent electricity91% (21)
Refrigerator57% (13)
Have functioning water/sanitation system92% (22)
Number of health workers20 (15.5–25)
Transportation (weekly)43% (10)
Notification of positive results to patients (phone call)13%(2)
Number of Xpert tests done13.5 (11–20)