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Table 7 No of facilities that had availability of staff, drugs, equipment and supplies

From: Designing a comprehensive Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) programme for hypertension and diabetes at primary health care level: evidence and experience from urban Karnataka, South India

Section 1: Staff availability
# Staff Designation Public (n = 4) Private (n = 7)
   UPHC (n = 2) Higher hospitals (n = 2) Primary Clinics (n = 3) Higher hospitals (n = 4)
1 Endocrinologist/Diabetologist 0 2 0 4
2 Cardiologist 0 1 0 1
3 MBBS Medical Officer 2 2 2 2
4 Alternative Medicine Medical Officer 0 0 1 1
5 Pharmacist 2 2 0 2
6 Laboratory Technician 2 2 0 3
7 NCD Counsellor 0 2 0 1
8 Junior Health Assistant/Staff Nurse 2 2 0 3
9 Data Entry Operator 1 2 0 1
10 Office Assistant 2 2 1 3
Section 2: Availability of diagnostics, treatments, equipment and records
#   Public (n = 4) Private (n = 7)
  Availability of basic equipment UPHC (n = 2) Hospitals (n = 2) Primary Clinics (n = 3) Hospitals (n = 4)
1 Adult Weighing Scale 2 2 3 4
2 Blood Pressure Apparatus 2 2 3 4
3 Stethoscope 2 2 3 4
4 Stature Meter (for Height measurement) 2 2 3 4
  Availability of diagnostics
5 Blood glucose- FBS, PPBS 2 2 3 4
6 HbA1C 0 1 0 3
7 Lipid Profile 0 1 0 3
8 Electrocardiogram (ECG) 0 2 0 2
9 Echocardiograph (ECHO) 0 0 0 1
10 Retinal examination 0 0 0 0
11 Kidney function tests 0 1 0 2
  Availability of medicines
12 Oral anti- diabetics 2 2 2 4
13 Oral anti-hypertensives 2 2 2 4
14 Insulin- Injection/ Premix 1 2 2 3
15 Anti-dyslipidaemia drugs 1 2 2 4
16 Documentation     
17 NCD screening register/follow up register 2 1 0 1
18 Laboratory register 2 1 0 1