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Table 3 Bivariate associations between isoniazid preventive therapy implementation indicators and characteristics of contacts and health centers in southern Lima, 2016–2018

From: Implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy in southern Lima, Peru: an analysis of health center characteristics

Indicator Description Total number Delayed < 7 days in beginning IPTa Completed IPT Completed 3 clinical appointments for IPT
n (%) P-value n (%) P-value n (%b) P-value
Age of contact  < 5 years 616 179 (29) 0.110 343 (56) 0.025 157 (46) 0.041
5–19 years 361 87 (24) 230 (64) 81 (35)
Sex of contact Male 551 132 (24) 0.005 320 (58) 0.579 138 (43) 0.378
Female 426 134 (31) 253 (59) 100 (40)
Physician staffing 1 full time 581 147 (25) 0.353 346 (60) 0.795 148 (46) 0.331
1 part time 396 118 (30) 227 (57) 80 (35)
Nurse staffing  ≥ 2 full-time 467 134 (29) 0.607 303 (64) 0.148 144 (48) 0.245
1 at full-time or part-time 510 510 (26) 270 (53) 93 (35)
Number of TB cases per year  ≥ 50 399 103 (26) Ref 243 (61) Ref 102 (42) Ref
25–49 374 113 (30) 0.376 215 (57) 0.722 80 (37) 0.712
11–24 204 50 (25) 0.663 115 (56) 0.687 46 (49) 0.640
Health center type I-2 401 98 (24) Ref 245 (61) Ref 108 (44) Ref
I-3 207 64 (31) 0.435 107 (52) 0.452 34 (32) 0.338
I-4 369 104 (28) 0.492 221 (59) 0.900 96 (43) 0.962
  1. IPT isoniazid preventive therapy, TB tuberculosis
  2. aExcludes 41 contacts with insufficient data to determine days of delay to initiate IPT
  3. bOf those who completed IPT