|Facility readiness to offer ANC/PMTCT services: mean percentage of verification criteria observed at each facility, by data collection round and study group|
|Facility readiness standardsa||Comparison group (n=4)||Intervention group (n=4)|
|Procedures for ordering, receiving, and issuing drugs are available (3 criteria)||100.0||100.0||83.3||100.0|
|ANC drugs are properly stored and managed (9 criteria)||85.1||88.2||86.1||91.7|
|Pharmacists offer ARV counseling (5 criteria)||60.0||100.0||75.0||100.0|
|Essential drugs for pregnant women are available (31 criteria )||88.2||87.8||74.3||91.1|
|Standardized procedures are used to provide essential package of integrated PMTCT services (10 criteria)||44.4||92.5||74.7||100.0|
|Sufficient staff are available for daily operations (3 criteria)||77.8||100.0||91.7||100.0|
|Job descriptions are available (1 criterion)||100.0||75.0||0||75.0|
|Information on morbidity and mortality is collected and used for decision-making (6 criteria)||30.0||29.2||62.5||29.2|
|Population-based calculations of PMTCT needs are used to set targets and assess performance (4 criteria)||100.0||68.8||68.8||93.8|
|Client satisfaction is assessed and analyzed (3 criteria)||33.3||16.7||41.7||50.0|
|Overall readiness score (75 criteria)||74.6||82.0||73.1||87.5|
a Missing values removed from numerator and denominator. N/A values recoded as missing.
b Facility 5 is missing from baseline data.
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Kim et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:345 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-345