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Table 3 Tasks performed by community health workers (CHWs) and clinician-reported status of task shifting

From: Time savings – realized and potential – and fair compensation for community health workers in Kenyan health facilities: a mixed-methods approach

Tasks CHWs currently performing task (%), n = 28 Clinicians reporting task as shifted (%), n = 19
Register patients 17 (61%) 12 (63%)
Take vital signs 18 (64%) 8 (42%)
Dispense medications 9 (32%) 5 (26%)
Provide individual education/counseling 22 (79%) 8 (42%)
Provide group education 21 (75%) 16 (84%)
Community mobilization 18 (64%) 7 (37%)
Linking health facility and community 10 (36%) 7 (37%)
Defaulter tracing 19 (68%) 16 (84%)