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Table 5 Assessment of confidence health workers’ levels in performing key IDSR tasks before and after the training

From: Evaluation of integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR) core and support functions after the revitalisation of IDSR in Uganda from 2012 to 2016

IDSR task % laboratory workers confident (n = 108) % other health workers confident (n = 370)
Before After P-value Before After P-value
Using SCDsa 4.60 (4.52 –4.74) 72.23 (72.31 – 72.31) < 0.001 10.33 (10.30 – 10.36) 81.56 (81.52 – 81.60) < 0.001
Generating HMIS reports 29.62 (29.55 – 29.69) 82.40 (82.32 – 82.47) < 0.001 23.81 (23.77 – 23.85) 86.49 (86.38 – 86.60) < 0.001
Data analysis 14.82 (14.65 – 14.99) 65.69 (65.60 – 66.59) < 0.001 11.94 (11.91 – 11.97) 77.03 (36.99-37.07) < 0.001
Outbreak investigation 7.59 (7.36 – 7.82) 74.09 (74.01 – 74.17) < 0.001 13.04 (13.01 – 13.07) 78.94 (78.90-78.98) < 0.001
IPCb 33.30 (33.21 – 33.39) 87.00 (86.94 – 87.06) < 0.001 41.22 (41.17 – 41.27) 92.89 (92.86-92.92) < 0.001
  1. aSCD: standard case definintion. b Infection prevention and control
  2. IPC?