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Table 2 Characteristics of non-integrated and integrated facilities (Malawi SPA 2013–2014) (n = 305)

From: Quality of family planning services in HIV integrated and non-integrated health facilities in Malawi and Tanzania

  Non-Integrated (n = 184) Integrated (n = 121) Total (n = 305) p-value
n % n % n %  
Managing Authority        0.155
 Government /Public 32 18.1 33 27.4 65 21.8  
 Private (non-profit)a 33 17.7 20 16.4 53 17.2  
 Private (for profit)b 119 64.2 68 56.1 187 61.0  
Facility Type        0.016
 Dispensary 20 10.4 21 17.5 41 13.2  
 Clinic 148 79.9 97 80.0 245 80.0  
 Health post/ Maternityc 16 9.7 3 2.5 19 6.8  
Location        0.156
 Urban 90 48.6 69 56.9 159 51.9  
 Rural 94 51.4 52 43.1 146 48.2  
Zone        0.006
 Northern 18 9.2 21 16.6 39 12.1  
 Central east 30 16.0 7 5.7 37 11.9  
 Central west 48 25.7 36 29.4 84 27.2  
 Southeast 29 16.1 28 23.9 57 19.2  
 Southwest 59 33.0 29 24.4 88 29.7  
  1. aPrivate (non-profit) is composed of facilities that reported “Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM)”, “Mission/Faith-Based (Other than CHAM)”, or “non-government organization”
  2. bPrivate (for profit) is composed of facilities that reported a “Private (for profit)” or “Company” managing authority.
  3. cDue to the small number of maternities in the analytic sample, “Maternity” and “Health post” were collapsed into a single combined facility type