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Table 2 Estimates of the impact of provider specific factors on Xpert adoption

From: Integrating Xpert MTB/RIF for TB diagnosis in the private sector: evidence from large-scale pilots in Patna and Mumbai, India

  Uptake Utilization for diagnosis Non-adherence to negative results
Patna Mumbai Patna Mumbai Patna Mumbai
Cumulative patients seen till previous month (SE) − 0.002 (0.004) 0.018** (0.008) 0.001 (0.0004) −0.002* (0.001) 0.001*** (0.0003) 0.0004 (0.001)
Cumulative number of Xpert ordered till previous month (SE) 0.033*** (0.013) −0.020 (0.014) −0.001 (0.001) 0.006** (0.002) −0.0004 (0.001) 0.0003 (0.001)
Number of patients seen this month (SE) 0.306*** (0.074) 0.494*** (0.031)     
Number of notified cases with a diagnostic Xpert (SE)    0.551*** (0.045) 0.508*** (0.036)   
Number of pulmonary notified TB cases       
Number of patients with negative Xpert result (SE)      0.015 (0.010) 0.077*** (0.008)
Observations 8154 10,726 8154 10,726 8154 10,726
Adjusted R2 0.711 0.898 0.821 0.836 0.436 0.488
  1. Note: All models include provider and month fixed effects. *p < 0.1; **p < 0.05; ***p < 0.01