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Table 2 Category of respondents and prevalence of point-of-care diagnostic awareness in rural KwaZulu-Natal primary healthcare clinics

From: Operational assessment of point-of-care diagnostics in rural primary healthcare clinics of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a cross-sectional survey

POC test awareness Average awareness score out of 5 and 95% confidence interval (CI) Range
Awareness of POC tests used for diagnosing disease 4.1 (CI: 3.8–4.3) 0–5
Awareness of POC tests used for monitoring and management of disease 3.0 (CI: 2.7–3.4) 0–5
Awareness of POC tests used for reducing referrals to secondary and tertiary health institution 2.3 (CI: 1.9–2.6) 0–5