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Table 2 Perception of participants on HBHTC effectiveness, efficiency, and early care for HIV (n = 933)

From: Feasibility of home-based HIV counselling and testing and linking to HIV services among women delivering at home in Geita, Tanzania: a household longitudinal survey

VariablesFacility-based deliveryHome-based deliveryTotalX2 (P-Values)
No. (%)No. (%)No. (%)
HBHCT saves time
 Agree357 (81.3)410 (74)767 (77.2)7.80 (0.020)
 Indifferent52 (11.8)97 (17.5)149 (15)
 Disagree30 (6.8)47 (8.5)77 (7.8)
HBHCT reaches more people
 Agree305 (69.5)357 (64.4)662 (66.7) 
 Indifferent48 (10.9)78 (14.1)126 (12.7)3.26 (0.195)
 Disagree86 (19.6)119 (21.5)205 (20.6)
HBHCT links to PMTCT earlier
 Agree283 (64.5)310 (56)593 (59.7) 
 Indifferent138 (31.4)220 (39.7)358 (36.1)7.65 (0.022)
 Disagree18 (4.1)24 (4.3)42 (4.2)
  1. Per cent distribution and comparison of perception of women who delivered at home versus those delivered at the health facilities on the importance of HBHCT in terms of saving time, coverage and link to PMTCT services earlier, EPO project 2017