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Table 1 Administrative control measures scores

From: Evaluation of tuberculosis infection control measures implemented at primary health care facilities in Kwazulu-Natal province of South Africa

Aspects Assessed Ugu District (N = 25) Uthungulu District (N = 27) Overall
  n % n % Total %
Existence of an infection prevention and control committee 17 70.8 22 81.5* 39 76.5
Evidence of committee members having met 17 68.0 19 70.4 36 69.2
Existence of a written infection control plan 12 48.0 23 85.2** 35 67.3
Evidence of training conducted in infection control in the last 6 months 16 69.6* 15 55.6 31 62.0
Existence of a TB infection control committee or sub-committee 13 54.2* 11 40.7 24 47.1
Nurses represented in the committee 14 56.0* 13 48.1 27 51.9
Existence of a designated person responsible for TB control 12 52.2 17 68.0* 29 59.6
Existence of a Written TB control plan 3 12.0 9 33.3* 12 23.1
Evidence that the TB control plan had been reviewed 5 20.0 7 25.9* 12 23.1
Existence of a register for TB suspects at the facility 25 100.0 26 96.3 51 98.1
  1. ** = higher and statistically significant * = high but not statistically significant.