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Table 3 Waiting and consulting time by facility type

From: Young peoples’ interface with providers of contraceptive care: a simulated client study in two Ugandan districts

Time spent for contraceptive services Facility type
Total n (%) Public n (%) PNFP n(%) PFP n (%) Exact chi Sq p-value
Waiting time in minutes N = 127      
 00 39 (30.7) 7 (20.6) 1 (10.0) 31 (37.3) χ 2 = 30.8
 1–4 29 (22.8) 0 (0.0) 4 (40.0) 25 (30.1) p = 0.000
 5–50 51 (40.2) 21 (61.8) 4 (40.0) 26 (31.3)  
 51–180 8 (6.3) 6 (17.6) 1 (10.0) 1 (1.2)  
Consulting time in minutes N = 128      
 5–10 42 (32.8) 8 (23.5) 3 (30.0) 31 (36.9) χ 2 = 5.7
 11–20 54 (42.2) 15 (44.1) 3 (30.0) 36 (42.8) p = 0.42
 21–30 17 (13.3) 5 (14.7) 3 (30.0) 9 (10.7)  
 31–60 15 (11.7) 6 (17.6) 1 (10.0) 8 (9.5)  
  1. Categorization of the waiting time and consulting time is informed by the distribution of observations. PNFP-Private not for profit, PFP- private for profit, Note-number of responses are too small in some cells. P-value based on exact Fishers test