Advances in Public Health / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Improving Adult ART Clinic Patient Waiting Time by Implementing an Appointment System at Gondar University Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Table 1

Patient sample characteristics (preintervention and postintervention).

Sample size ()PreinterventionPostintervention
(%) (%)

Age (mean SD)36.2 10.337.6 9.4
Sex
 Male62 (35.8%)70 (40%)
 Female 111 (64.2%)103 (60%)
Visit types
 New19 (11%)26 (15%)
 Repeat154 (89%)147 (85%)
Coming for specific services
 OPD22 (12.7%)15 (8.7%)
 Pharmacy88 (50.9%)92 (53.2%)
 Laboratory19 (11%)31 (19.7%)
 Pharmacy and laboratory27 (15.6)27 (15.6%)
 OPD, laboratory, and pharmacy11 (6.4%)6 (3.5%)

Key. OPD: Out Patient Department; = total sample size of the study.

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