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Table 3 Issuing of results by type of operator

From: Task shifting for point-of-care early infant diagnosis: a comparison of the quality of testing between nurses and laboratory personnel in Zimbabwe

VariableLaboratory specialized
(N = 319)
Nurse (N = 1297)p value
Proportion of results issued to clients315 (98.7%)1 283 (98.9%)0.790
Median time from sample collection to receipt of results by caregiver1.0 (0.0–3.0)0.0 (0.0–2.0)0.583
Median time from sample collection to processing0.0 (0.0–1.0)0.0 (0.0–0.0)0.541
Median time from processing to issuing of results to caregiver0.0 (0.0–2.0)0.0 (0.0–1.0)0.565