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Table 4 Available and ideal supply to deliver the guaranteed package of prevention and health promotion at PHFs. Mexico, 2009

From: The gap in human resources to deliver the guaranteed package of prevention and health promotion services at urban and rural primary care facilities in Mexico

Variables Physician Nurses Health promoters
Available supply (As) Ideal supply (Is) Available supply (As) Ideal supply (Is) Available supply (As) Ideal supply (Is)
Annual hours available 2009 Annual hours estimated time used Annual hours estimated time required Annual hours available 2009 Annual hours estimated timeused Annual hours estimated time required Annual hours available 2009 Annual hours estimated time used Annual hours estimated time required
(a) (a1) (a2) (b) (b1) (b2) (c) (cl) (c2)
Urban PHFs (n = 12)
 Total hours 141 600 373 462.6 562 069.7 220 800 231 150.6 332 150.6 27 600 243 449.9 406 915.0
 Median (h) 12 000 22 624.2 35 876.9 17 400 12 654.8 21 913.9 0 16 749.0 32 658.9
 As − Is   −10 624.2 −23 876.9   4 475.3 4 513.9   −16 749.0 −32 658.9
 Wilcoxon (P value)   0.0029 0.002 2   0.209 4* 0.099 5*   0.002 2 0.002 2
 Friedman (P value)    0.001 3    0.001 2    0.028 0
Rural PHFs (n = 8)
 Total hours 30 000 628 853.6 84 632.2 38 400 40 127.2 57 173.1 1 200 35 627.8 52 308.2
 Median 1 800 4 079.7 5 460.1 1 200 2 173.6 3 182.4 0 2 151.3 3 714.2
 As − Is   −2 279.7 −3 660.1   −973.6 −1 982.4   −2 151.3 −3 714.2
 Wilcoxon (P value)   0.049 9 0.017 3   NA NA   NA NA
 Friedman (P value)    0.026 2    0.083 7*    0.170 5*
Total PHFs (n = 20)
 Total hours 171 600 436 316.2 646 701.9 259 200 271 545.6 389 393.7 28 800 279 077.7 459 223.2
 Median 6 000 12 478.5 16 510.6 10 800 7 904.6 11 321.3 0 7 220.7 9 252
 As − Is   −6 478.5 −10 510.6   2 895.4 −521.3   −7 220.7 −9 252
 Wilcoxon (P value)   0.000 4 0.000 1   0.262 7* 0.018 7   0.000 1 0.000 1
 Friedman (P value)    0.000    0.000 1    0.016 7
  1. * = <0.05