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Table 3 Domain-specific readiness of DM facilities with TB services to provide management for TB stratified by facility characteristics (N = 238)

From: Availability and readiness of diabetes health facilities to manage tuberculosis in Tanzania: a path towards integrating tuberculosis-diabetes services in a high burden setting?

Variables Facility-level Managing authority Facility location
Hospitals n = 41 Health centers n = 83 Disp. & Clin. n = 114 Government n = 173 Private n = 65 Urban n = 89 Rural n = 149
Staff and guidelines n [index %]
 Staff Trained for TB diagnosis - Yes 1 [0·7] 2 [0·7] 5 [1.3] 7 [1·3] 1 [0·3] 1 [0·5] 6 [1·3]
 Staff Trained for TB Treatment - Yes 1 [0.7] 2 [0.7] 7 [2·1] 10 [1·8] 1 [0·5] 5 [2·0] 5 [1·2]
 Guideline for TB diag & treatment - Yes 37 [30.0] 70 [28.1] 60 [17.7] 128 [24·6] 38 [19.9] 61 [22.8] 107 [23.8]
 Guideline for TB infection control - Yes 33 [26.6] 55 [21.9] 54 [15.9] 109 [21.0] 32 [16.5] 54 [20.2] 88 [19.7]
Mean score (±SD) 14·6 (13·8) 12·9 (12·3) 9·3 (7·6) 12·2 (10·7) 9·3 (9·0) 11·4 (10·2) 11·5 (10·4)
Diagnostics
 TB microscopy - Yes 23 [18·6] 11 [4·5] 7 [1·9] 29 [5·6] 11 [5·9] 26 [9·7] 15 [3·3]
Medicines
 First-line TB medications - Yes 34 [27·4] 60 [24·3] 54 [15·7] 115 [22·1] 33 [16·8] 52 [19·5] 96 [21·4]
Overall score (±SD) 20.2 (5.3) 13.9 (8.1) 9.0 (5.6) 13.3 (6.8) 10.7 (4.6) 13.5 (4.3) 12.1 (7.4)