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Table 2 Facility and visit characteristics

From: Article 2: Longitudinal study assessing the one-year effects of supervision performance assessment and recognition strategy (SPARS) to improve medicines management in Uganda health facilities

Study facilities Total HC2 HC3 HC4/hospital χ 2
No. % No. % No. % No. % p-value
1222 100 681 100 416 100 125 100
Region  
 Central 250 21 133 20 92 22 25 20 0.343
 Western 421 35 224 33 145 35 52 42  
 Eastern 379 31 226 33 118 28 35 28  
 Northern 172 14 98 14 61 15 13 10  
Ownership  
 Government 1039 85 596 88 349 84 94 75 0.002
 PNFP 183 15 85 13 67 16 31 25  
Year of initial visit  
 2011 753 62 368 54 289 70 96 77 <0.001
 2012 406 33 263 39 117 28 26 21  
 2013 63 5 50 7 10 2 3 2  
Health workers supervised at initial visit
 One 280 23 223 33 45 11 12 10 <0.001
 More than one 942 77 458 67 371 89 113 90  
MMS supervising during initial visit
 One 957 78 603 89 292 70 62 50 <0.001
 More than one 265 22 78 12 124 30 63 50  
Designated MMS supervised initial visita
 No 394 32 208 31 150 36 36 29 0.118
 Yes 828 68 473 69 266 64 89 71  
  1. aDesignated MMS is the MMS assigned to a facility who was responsible for a majority of visits