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Table 2 Wait times and length-of-stay in hh:mm under the three scenarios with mean differences

From: Integrating HIV, syphilis, malaria and anaemia point-of-care testing (POCT) for antenatal care at dispensaries in western Kenya: discrete-event simulation modelling of operational impact

 Median (IQR, max)Mean (95%CI)Mean difference (95%CI)p-valuea
Wait times (N = 183)
  [0] Without integrated POCT00:22 (00:01–01:21, 04:31)00:50 (00:41–00:59)reference 
  [1] With integrated POCT00:24 (00:01–01:15, 04:31)00:52 (00:42–00:61)00:02 (00:00–00:04)0.026
  [2] With integrated POCT and adequate consult times00:31 (00:04–01:31, 05:35)00:59 (00:49–00:69)00:09 (00:04–00:14)< 0.001
Length-of-stay (N = 183)
  [0] Without integrated POCT00:52 (00:23–01:56, 05:54)01:18 (01:08–01:29)reference 
  [1] With integrated POCT00:55 (00:22–02:01, 05:54)01:20 (1:09–01:32)00:02 (00:00–00:04)0.015
  [2] With integrated POCT and adequate consult times01:08 (00:31–02:14, 07:03)01:34 (01:22–01:46)00:16 (00:10–00:21)< 0.001
  1. apaired t-test; IQR inter-quartile range