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Table 3 Multivariate analyses of facility determinants of efficiency pooled by country (A) and platform (B)

From: The potential to expand antiretroviral therapy by improving health facility efficiency: evidence from Kenya, Uganda, and Zambia

Covariate 0 beds 1–15 beds 16–50 beds > 50 beds
β P 95 % CI β P 95 % CI β P 95 % CI β P 95 % CI
Country Uganda             
  Kenya 0.22 0.453 (–0.40 to 0.81) –0.05 0.794 (–0.50 to 0.36) –0.42 0.378 (–1.40 to 0.53) a a a
  Zambia –0.02 0.958 (–0.80 to 0.73) –0.28 0.287 (–0.80 to 0.24) –1.61* 0.012 (–2.90 to –0.38) 0.53 0.692 (–2.90 to 3.98)
Facility location Urban             
  Rural –0.35 0.138 (–0.80 to 0.12) –0.06 0.732 (–0.40 to 0.28) –0.18 0.554 (–0.80 to 0.43) 0.25 0.416 (–0.50 to 1.03)
Facility ownership Private             
  Public 0.36 0.185 (–0.20 to 0.90) 0.65* 0.004 (0.20 to 1.09) 1.98* < 0.001 (1.00 to 2.93) –0.79 0.092 (–1.80 to 0.20)
Facility regularly holds administrative meetings No             
  Yes 0.11 0.689 (–0.50 to 0.68) 0.17 0.474 (–0.30 to 0.63) 0.00 0.996 (–1.60 to 1.59) 2.15* 0.013 (0.80 to 3.55)
Facility connection to functional electricity No             
  Yes –0.38 0.180 (–0.90 to 0.18) –0.21 0.178 (–0.50 to 0.10) –0.13 0.699 (–0.80 to 0.54) 0.47 0.587 (–1.70 to 2.66)
Facility holds training sessions No             
  Yes –0.56* 0.038 (–1.10 to –0.03) –0.10 0.582 (–0.50 to 0.27) –0.13 0.726 (–0.90 to 0.60) 0.24 0.545 (–0.80 to 1.27)
Log of facility catchment population   0.16* 0.015 (0.00 to 0.29) 0.25* 0.001 (0.10 to 0.39) 0.16 0.330 (–0.20 to 0.48) –0.18 0.329 (–0.60 to 0.27)
Fraction of FTEs absent   0.75 0.140 (–0.30 to 1.74) –0.29 0.363 (–0.90 to 0.34) –0.92 0.149 (–2.20 to 0.34) 3.97 0.166 (–2.50 to 10.49)
Fraction of FTEs staffed by nurses   0.55 0.226 (–0.30 to 1.44) 0.10 0.802 (–0.70 to 0.87) –0.50 0.647 (–2.70 to 1.67) –1.91 0.279 (–6.10 to 2.32)
Fraction of FTEs staffed by doctors   3.21* 0.024 (0.40 to 5.98) –3.85* 0.017 (–7.00 to –0.69) –1.09 0.842 (–12.00 to 9.80) –2.73 0.551 (–14.40 to 8.93)
Fraction of FTEs staffed by volunteer or externally funded personnel   0.03 0.912 (–0.60 to 0.62) –0.32 0.174 (–0.80 to 0.14) –1.11* 0.038 (–2.10 to –0.07) –1.00 0.092 (–2.30 to 0.26)
  1. * Statistically significant
  2. aAll facilities had the same value for the given covariate
  3. CI, confidence interval; FTE, full-time equivalent