Table 1

Characteristics of 98 matched CHAM facilities

CharacteristicsNo SLA (n=49)SLA
(n=49)
DiffX2 or t value*
Facility type
 Hospital7 (14.3%)15 (30.6%)−16.3%4.05
 Community hospital10 (20.4%)10 (20.4%)0.0%
 Health centre32 (65.3%)24 (49.0%)16.3%
Population23856±245028034±2626−4178−1.16
ln (Staff)3.75±0.114.07±0.14−0.32−1.87
  • ln(staff) is the natural logarithm of the number of staff in health facilities.

  • *None are statistically significant.

  • SLA, denotes service-level agreements.