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Table 2 Mean time estimates in absolute time and time percentage for Stockroom Managers from continuous observations and self-reported time sheets

From: Comparing time and motion methods to study personnel time in the context of a family planning supply chain intervention in Senegal

Activity Absolute time (H:MM) Time percent (%)
Mean CO Mean ST Mean difference Mean CO Mean ST Mean difference
FP productive stockroom activities 0:12 0:33 0:21 4.1% 9.8% − 5.7%
Other productive stockroom activities 2:06 3:47 1:41 47.0% 65.7% − 18.7%
Other productive activities 0:25 0:53 0:27 9.5% 15.1% − 5.6%
Waiting time 1:32 0:13 1:19 36.3% 5.3% 31.0%
Non-productive 0:22 0:12 0:10 3.2% 4.1% − 1.0%
Total 4:26 5:40 1:13 100% 100%