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Table 5 Percentage of non-integrated and integrated facilities meeting each QIQ Indicator (Tanzania SPA 2014–2015)

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

Indicator # Description Non-Integrated Integrated Total p-value
Facility-level Inventory (n = 750) % % %  
11 Provider (at facility) follows infection control procedures outlined in guidelines 61 62 62 0.921
18 Facility has all (approved) methods available; no stockouts 54 68 59 0.003
19 Facility has basic items needed for delivery of methods available through facility (sterilizing equipment, gloves, blood pressure cuff, specula, adequate lighting, water) 11 15 13 0.232
21 Facility has mechanisms to make programmatic changes based on client feedback 24 34 27 0.019
22 Facility has received a supervisory visit in past 6 months 90 95 92 0.104
23 Facility has adequate storage of contraceptives and medicines (away from water, heat, direct sunlight) on premises 42 57 47 0.002
24 Facility has state-of-the-art clinical guidelines 56 63 58 0.132
Client-level FP Observation (n = 1060)
1a Look and write on client record 72 78 75 0.236
1b Used any visual aids 12 14 13 0.439
1c Ensured visual and auditory privacy 75 72 74 0.662
2 Provider assures client of confidentiality 41 34 37 0.235
3 Provider asks client about reproductive intentions 34 33 33 0.867
5 Provider mentions HIV/AIDS (initiates or responds) 19 22 21 0.530
6 Provider discusses dual method use 6 8 7 0.414
9 Provider gives accurate information on the method accepted (how to use, side effects, complications)a 64 61 63 0.643
10 Provider gives instruction on when to return 83 82 83 0.829
13 Provider performs clinical procedures according to guidelinesb 54 53 54 0.883
15 Client participates actively in discussion and selection of method (i.e. is “empowered”) 50 51 50 0.942
Client-level FP Exit Interview (n = 1059)
4 Provider discusses with client which method she would prefer 33 37 35 0.359
8 Provider tailors key information to the particular needs of the specific client 97 95 96 0.628
14 Staff treats client with dignity and respect 97 94 95 0.106
25 Waiting time acceptable 84 71 77 0.005
  1. aThirty-seven cases did not obtain a method and were, therefore, excluded
  2. bA total of 291 cases did not undergo a clinical procedure. One case reported no information for the indicator. All were excluded