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Table 4 Noncommunicable diseases (NCD) related services being provided in the study facilities

From: Preparedness of primary and secondary health facilities in India to address major noncommunicable diseases: results of a National Noncommunicable Disease Monitoring Survey (NNMS)

NCD Services Public Primary Public Secondary
CHCs DHs
N = 537 N = 415 N = 335
% (95% CI)
Ambulatory care 70.8 (66.8–74.5) 94.2 (91.5–96.2) 100.0 (100.0–100.0)
In-patient care 52.0 (47.7–56.2) 92.3 (89.3–94.5) 96.7 (94.2–98.2)
Emergency care 40.6 (36.5–44.8) 82.2 (78.2–85.6) 93.7 (90.6–95.9)
Screening for NCDs 87.9 (84.8–90.4) 92.0 (89.0–94.3) 98.8 (96.9–99.6)
Counselling for NCDs 15.3 (12.5–18.6) 32.8 (28.4–37.4) 62.1 (56.8–67.1)
Physiotherapy 3.7 (2.4–5.7) 21.2 (17.5–25.4) 75.2 (70.3–79.6)
Laboratory testing for major NCDs 69.3 (65.2–73.0) 94.0 (91.2–95.9) 99.7 (97.9–100.0)
Availability of management guidelines in the hospital 37.1 (33.1–41.2) 46.5 (41.7–51.3) 64.8 (59.5–69.7)
Display of NCD related IEC materials inside the hospital 62.9 (58.8–66.9) 77.1 (72.8–80.9) 84.8 (80.5–88.2)
Median (IQR) NCD patient load per month
 New Out-patients 83 (252) 275 (696) 756 (1536)
 NCD admissions 0 (9) 8 (37) 75 (241)