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Table 4 Main outcomes: agreement between clinical observers and técnicos de medicina (n = 127)

From: Task shifting in Mozambique: cross-sectional evaluation of non-physician clinicians' performance in HIV/AIDS care

Domain Percentage of 127 patient encounters in which COs and TMs agreed, with 95% C.I.
  Crude estimate Adjusted estimate*
Determination of WHO clinical stage of HIV-related illness 37.0 (28.5, 45.5) 37.6 (27.0, 48.2)
Management of co-trimoxazole prophylaxis 72.4 (64.6, 80.3) 71.6 (60.6, 82.6)
Management of antiretroviral therapy 78.0 (70.6, 85.3) 75.5 (66.0, 85.0)
Diagnosis and management of adverse drug reactions 72.3 (63.4, 81.2) 69.7 (57.3, 82.0)
Diagnosis and management of opportunistic and other infections 53.2 (44.3, 62.0) 49.1 (35.4, 62.9)
Agreement on clinical stage, co-trimoxazole prophylaxis, antiretroviral therapy, adverse drug reactions, and opportunistic or other infection 12.6 (6.7, 18.4) 10.6 (3.7, 17.6)
  1. Notes: *Estimates adjusted for sampling probability and for clustering among patients seen by the same técnico de medicina.