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Table 3 Availability and usage of point-of-care tests 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 Average number of clinics using the test (95% CI) Frequency of use ranging from 1 to 5 (95% CI)
Blood glucose 1.0 (−) 5.0 (−)
Haemoglobin 0.9 (CI: 1.0–0.8) 4.2 (CI: 3.8–4.6)
HIV rapid test 1.0(−) 5.0 (−)
Syphilis 0.5 (CI: 0.6–0.4) 4.07 (CI: 3.5–4.6)
Urine pregnancy 1.0 (−) 5.0 (−)
Urine leukocytes and nitrite 1.0 (−) 5.0 (−)
Urine protein 1.0 (−) 5.0 (−)
CD4 count 0.02 (CI: 0.1–0) 5.0 (−)