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Table 3 If employed and seeing PAC patients, minutes spent by health care worker per patienta

From: The health system costs of post abortion care in Tanzania

  Facility Level Ownership All facilitiesb
National Hospital Regional Hospital District/ Cottage Hospital Health Center/ PHCU+ Dispensary/ PHCU Public Private
(n = 1) (n = 2) (n = 4) (n = 16) (n = 17) (n = 35) (n = 5) (n = 40)
Ob/gyne 11.5 12.0 na na na 11.8 na 11.8
Anesthetist 8.0 27.6 38.2 39.2 na 33.4 38.2 34.0
Doctor/medical officer 34.8 62.5 45.3 31.0 na 41.0 38.1 40.5
Asst. medical officer na 58.8 43.8 35.7 50.0 41.0 39.7 40.9
Clinical officer na 21.5 41.1 31.1 34.8 33.0 35.3 33.4
Asst. clinical officer na 23.3 na 40.2 44.0 40.7 na 40.7
Nurse/nursing officer 34.8 79.5 63.1 47.9 41.5 50.3 55.5 50.7
Midwife 34.8 79.5 67.7 47.1 45.5 50.0 50.3 50.0
Nursing asst. na 125.1 56.3 52.1 54.7 56.6 54.5 56.2
Lab technician 15.6 17.4 15.2 17.7 11.7 16.0 13.6 15.6
Sonographer 24.5 37.3 17.0 21.4 na 22.2 19.2 21.6
Pharmacist na 16.2 5.5 7.0 na 8.7 6.3 8.3
Pharmacy asst. 10.0 29.8 9.8 9.1 5.0 11.7 8.0 10.8
Dispensing pharmacist na na 5.0 3.6 9.8 4.1 6.1 5.1
Counselor na na 45.3 60.0 20.0 55.1 32.6 46.1
  1. Ob./gyne Obstetrician/gynecologist, Asst. Assistant, na patient is not seen by provider at any site in category
  2. a Time is average from sites where patient was seen by provider type. Average time is weighted by proportion of inpatients and ouptatients and the representation of the five main complication types in each group
  3. b Average values here are weighted by representation of facility levels in sample