Table 6

Staff numbers allocated to PMTCT delivery as a ratio of all clinical staff, 2005 and 20071

District

Year

Numbers of

facilities

Lower

quartile

Median

Upper

Quartile

Staff delivering

PMTCT

All clinical

staff

Ratio


Lusaka

2005

5

0.24

0.36

0.39

56

168

0.33


2007

5

0.27

0.34

0.43

64

185

0.35


Kabwe

2005

7

0.05

0.20

0.60

53

241

0.22


2007

7

0.42

0.81

1.00

79

224

0.35


Mumbwa

2005

11

0.00

0.25

0.50

24

110

0.22


2007

11

0.31

0.60

2.00

36

113

0.32


Total

2005

23

0.05

0.25

0.50

133

519

0.26


2007

23

0.31

0.58

1.00

179

522

0.34


1Clinical staff include doctors, nurses, clinical officers and HIV counsellors

Walsh et al. BMC Health Services Research 2010 10:272   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-10-272

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