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Table 1 Descriptive statistics for community health posts, community health centres and maternal, child health and family planning centres

From: Technical efficiency of primary health units in Kailahun and Kenema districts of Sierra Leone

  Community health posts (CHP): n = 21
  OMFE Vector control activities Health education sessions Number of CHOs + MCH aides + SECHNs Number of other health staff
Mean 2,604 378 190 1.8 4.2
SD 2,445 402 301 0.4 4.6
Median 1,885. 294 130 2.0 2.0
Min 195 0 2 1.0 0
Max 10,888 1,845 1,482 2.0 15
  Maternal and child health and family planning (MCHP): n = 36
Mean 1,715 319 153 1.2 1.9
SD 947 195 101 0.8 2.9
Median 1,711 346 120 1.0 1.0
Min 60 0 32 0 0
Max 3,566 1,200 452 5 12
  Community health centres (CHC): n = 22
Mean 4,331 615 230.5 2.5 5.6
SD 2,750 547 325.7 0.9 4.6
Median 3,893 475 128.5 2.0 5.5
Min 22 0 0 1 0
Max 11,268 2,000 1,469 5 15
  1. Note: OMFE is the number of outpatient care visits plus maternal, child health and family planning visits plus immunization visits