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Table 2 Number of follow-up visits and admissions before and during COVID-19, and percentage reduction, TASH, 2020

From: Trends of follow-up clinic visits and admissions three-months before and during COVID-19 pandemic at Tikur Anbessa specialized hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: an interrupted time series analysis

Characteristics Pre-COVID-19 Total During-COVID-19 Total aPercent (%) reduction
Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Follow-up clinics
 Neurology 599 643 467 1709 275 265 247 787 − 53.9
 Cardiac 511 618 422 1551 288 260 206 754 −51.4
 Hema. - Oncology 481 525 582 1588 449 460 465 1374 −13.5
 Pediatric - ART 296 337 264 897 127 152 149 428 −52.3
 Endocrine 251 238 269 758 222 205 139 566 −25.3
 HRIC 226 110 196 532 125 130 133 388 −27.1
 Renal 123 128 124 375 38 40 42 120 −68.0
 Gastro-intestinal 110 71 126 307 88 58 34 180 − 41.4
2019/20 (Overall visit) Total 2597 2670 2450 7717 1612 1570 1415 4597 −40.4
2019/20 (Ped. ER admission) 406 421 398 1225 200 212 150 562 −54.1
2019/20 (Ped. Ward admission) 532 535 469 1536 460 480 370 1310 −14.7
2019/20 (Adult ward admission) 173 181 195 549 185 164 162 511 −6.9
Overall admission 1111 1137 1062 3310 845 856 682 2383 −28.0
  1. aPercentage Changes in follow-up clinics visits & admission