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Table 1 Study site characteristics

From: Retention in care, resource utilization, and costs for adults receiving antiretroviral therapy in Zambia: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristic Site 1 Site 2 Site 3 Site 4 Site 5 Site 6
Province Lusaka Lusaka Copperbelt Western Southern Southern
Facility type Primary health clinic Primary health clinic Primary health clinic Second-level general hospitala First-level district hospitala Second-level mission hospitala
Setting Urban Urban Urban Urban Urban Rural
Number of active patients enrolled in ART program, 2008 5,488 5,102 1,167 5,748 524 2,981
  1. ART: antiretroviral therapy.
  2. aFirst-level hospitals are district-level hospitals. Second-level hospitals are larger, provincial-level or general hospitals.