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Table 2 Direct Observation of Tuberculosis Infection Control Practice in DOTS Clinics of Ikeja LGA

From: Tuberculosis infection control measures in health care facilities offering tb services in Ikeja local government area, Lagos, South West, Nigeria

Practices observed Frequency (n = 20) Percentage (%)
Screening for cough before patient enters enclosed area:   
Always 0 0
Occasionally 2 10
Not at all 18 90
Use of face mask by patients:   
Always 4 20
Occasionally 6 30
Not at all 10 50
Health education on cough etiquette given:   
Always 4 20
Occasionally 11 55
Not at all 5 25
Sputum production done in separate well-ventilated area:   
Always 0 0
Occasionally 0 0
Not at all 20 100
Staff use of N-95 respirators:   
Always 0 0
Occasionally 1 5
Not at all 19 95
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