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Table 3 Comparison of the number of outpatient visits by gender before and after the first case of COVID-19, 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

Clinics Average daily visits 3 months before 1st COVID case Average daily visits 3 months after 1st COVID case. P-value
Daily mean (±SEM) 95% CI Daily mean (±SEM) 95% CI
a ART clinic
 Male 13.8 (0.7) 12.3–15.2 12.2 (0.8) 10.5–13.8 0.07
 Female 23.6 (1.0) 21.5–25.6 19.7 (1.3) 17.1–22.3 0.01
Cardiac clinic
 Male 24.5 (2.4) 19.8–29.3 11.8 (1.7) 8.3–15.2 0.00
 Female 37.2 (3.6) 30.0–44.6 17.1 (2.4) 12.3–21.8 0.00
Chest clinic
 Male 13.2 (1.5) 10.1–16.2 7.0 (1.0) 5.0–9.0 0.00
 Female 12.8 (1.6) 9.6–15.9 8.5 (1.3) 6.0–11.0 0.02
Endocrine clinic
 Male 19.0 (3.1) 12.7–25.3 15.1 (2.5) 9.9–20.1 0.16
 Female 23.9 (3.9) 16.0–31.7 17.5 (2.9) 11.6–23.4 0.09
b GI clinic
 Male 2.0 (0.4) 1.3–2.8 1.5 (0.3) 0.8–2.1 0.13
 Female 1.2 (0.2) 0.8–1.7 0.7 (0.2) 0.4–1.1 0.05
c HRIC clinic
 Male 3.3 (0.2) 2.9–3.8 2.0 (0.2) 1.7–2.3 0.00
 Female 2.8 (0.2) 2.3–3.2 1.9 (0.2) 1.6–2.4 0.00
Neurology clinic
 Male 18.7 (1.0) 16.7–20.7 10.7 (0.7) 9.3–12.1 0.00
 Female 11.8 (0.7) 10.5–13.2 6.2 (0.4) 5.3–7.0 0.00
  1. aART Anti Retroviral Treatment, bGI Gastro-Intestinal, cHRIC High Risk Infant Clinic