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Table 4 Distribution of primary health care staff who stated perceived stress and fear to conduct multidrug-resistant tuberculosis care

From: Being safe, feeling safe, and stigmatizing attitude among primary health care staff in providing multidrug-resistant tuberculosis care in Bantul District, Yogyakarta Province, Indonesia

Domains of attitude Total
(N = 123)
Type of staff Working at PHCs which provide DOT for MDR-TB Received on-the-job training on DOT for MDR-TB procedure Received training on infection control
Clinical staffa
(N = 95)
TB program staff (N = 10) Other staffb (N = 18) p Yes (N = 39) No (N = 84) p Yes (N = 36) No (N = 87) p Yes (N = 75) No (N = 48) p
n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Stress
 Taking account of my workload, I am still able to provide DOT for MDR-TB patients. 49 (39.9) 36 (37.9) 5 (50.0) 8 (44.4) 0.691 22 (56.4) 27 (32.1) 0.011 21 (58.3) 28 (32.2) 0.007 32 (42.7) 17 (35.4) 0.423
 I feel stressed providing DOT for MDR-TB patients. 65 (52.8) 14 (14.7) 2 (20.0) 5 (27.8) 0.425 4 (10.3) 17 (20.2) 0.171 2 (5.6) 19 (21.8) 0.055c 15 (20.0) 6 (12.5) 0.405c
Fear
 I am afraid to be infected when I provide DOT for MDR-TB patients. 58 (47.1) 44 (46.3) 5 (50.0) 9 (50.0) 0.943 18 (46.2) 40 (47.6) 0.880 13 (36.1) 45 (51.7) 0.115 35 (46.7) 23 (47.9) 0.892
 I am not afraid to talk with MDR-TB patients when I provide DOT. 58 (47.2) 43 (45.3) 5 (50.0) 10 (55.6) 0.712 19 (48.7) 39 (46.4) 0.813 17 (47.2) 41 (47.1) 0.992 39 (52.0) 19 (39.6) 0.178
  1. aClinical staff: medical doctor, nurse, and laboratory staff. bOther staff: registration staff, health promotion staff, and environmental health staff. In general, the data analysis used the Pearson chi-square test. Few analyses used the chi-square test with continuity correctionc
  2. TB tuberculosis, PHCs primary health care facilities, DOT direct observed treatment, MDR-TB multidrug-resistant tuberculosis