Table 2

Relative difference (median and IQR) in the number of patient visits between the months of March and April, across districts, for each headcount indicator: over the period 2001–2009 and over the single year 2010

Median relative difference (IQR in parentheses), across districts, in the number of patient visits between the months of March and April
Headcount indicator2001–20092010
PHC under 5−0.02 (IQR: −0.09; 0.04)−0.03 (IQR: −0.17; 0.00)
PHC above 5−0.02 (IQR: −0.07; 0.03)−0.06 (IQR: −0.11; 0.01)
Weight under 5−0.03 (IQR: −0.11; 0.05)−0.13 (IQR: −0.21; 0.00)
MCV 1−0.03 (IQR: −0.12; 0.05)−0.29 (IQR: −0.41; −0.05)
MCV 2−0.07 (IQR: −0.15; 0.06)−0.29 (IQR: −0.43; −0.07)
Immunised−0.05 (IQR: −0.11; 0.05)−0.33 (IQR: −0.44; −0.20)
Oral pill cycle0.05 (IQR: −0.05; 0.15)−0.03 (IQR: −0.17; 0.05)
Medroxy acetate0.06 (IQR: −0.02; 0.14)0.00 (IQR: −0.06; 0.06)
Nore enanthate−0.03 (IQR: −0.10; 0.04)−0.11 (IQR: −0.19; 0.01)
Antenatal 1−0.02 (IQR: −0.12; 0.08)−0.16 (IQR: −0.19; −0.09)
Antenatal FU−0.01 (IQR: −0.08; 0.06)−0.09 (IQR: −0.14; −0.01)
Delivery−0.03 (IQR: −0.07; 0.02)−0.05 (IQR: −0.08; 0.01)
  • The complete description of each headcount indicator is given in table 1.

  • There are 52 districts, hence there are, for the relative difference between March and April, 463 observations for 2001–2009 (five missing years for the uMgungundlovu DM district), and 52 for the year 2010.