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Table 2 Results related to the organisation of the clinic before during and after the intervention

From: Does a competitive voucher program for adolescents improve the quality of reproductive health care? A simulated patient study in Nicaragua

D. Organisation of the clinic Before During P2 After P3
  16 clinics (%)1 17 clinics (%)1 (14 pair) 15 clinics (%)1 (12 pair)
1. Clean and appropriate 14 (88) 14.3 (84)   10.5 (70)  
2. Waiting time not more than 1 hour 14 (88) 13.9 (82)   13.5 (90)  
3. Privacy maintained during consultation 11 (69) 12.5 (74)   15 (100) 0.08
4. No interruptions during consultation 12 (13) 13.3 (78)   13 (87)  
5. Consultation time of at least a quarter of an hour 12 (15) 14.8 (87)   10.5 (70)  
Score 4 7.9 8.1   8.3  
  1. 1 Column before: the information is based on 17 observations. Column during: the information is based on 30 observations. Column after: the information is based on 18 observations. When a clinic was visited more than once, the mean values of that clinic were calculated and considered
  2. 2 the p value that is the result of the Wilcoxon Signed Ranks test (Paired design), comparing the scores of the clinics before and during the program, only p-values ≤ 0.10 are reflected.
  3. 3 the p value that is the result of the Wilcoxon Signed Ranks test (Paired design), comparing the scores of the clinics before and after the program, only p-values ≤ 0.10 are reflected.