TABLE 3

Comparison of responses by number of years worked in the national tuberculosis (TB) programme

TotalWork in TB programme yearsPost hoc test

<2

3–4

5–10

>11
Subjects n30378857268
Q1: I am satisfied with the national TB registry5.55±1.415.28±1.705.64±1.385.76±1.255.51±1.21
Q2: I have the required capacity to use all features of the national TB registry linked to my responsibilities5.66±1.355.10±1.715.74±1.326.06±1.035.79±1.00②>①* p=0.011;
③>①*** p=0.000;
④>①** p=0.009
Q3: I do not need more training on the national TB registry3.93±2.403.99±2.323.87±2.463.94±2.413.91±2.47
Q4: I am happy with the available support and infrastructure for the national TB registry4.91±1.884.62±1.955.11±1.764.94±1.894.96±1.95
Q5: It does not take me long to enter or find information in the national TB registry5.16±1.884.87±1.915.22±1.945.21±1.985.37±1.67
Q6: The national TB registry helps me to improve case management6.14±1.305.65±1.776.28±1.156.35±1.036.31±0.95②>①** p=0.010;
③>①** p=0.006;
④>①** p=0.012
Q7: The training I received on the national TB registry is adequate4.89±1.994.60±1.934.99±2.085.32±1.604.66±2.24
Q8: The information needed for case management is available in the national TB registry6.06±1.255.79±1.456.21±1.086.22±0.966.00±1.43
Q9: Generating reports from the paper system is faster than the national TB registry#2.59±2.513.29±2.642.54±2.542.13±2.342.34±2.38③<①* p=0.023
Q10: The national TB registry does not help me identify errors or inaccuracies in patient files#3.01±2.523.59±2.543.14±2.652.51±2.362.69±2.40③<①* p=0.044
Q11: My workplace productivity has improved because of the national TB registry5.73±1.605.41±1.815.67±1.766.07±1.245.81±1.43
Q12: The national TB registry is reliable5.82±1.415.54±1.516.06±1.155.90±1.465.76±1.48

Data are presented as mean±sd, unless otherwise stated. A scale of 0–7 was used, where 0=strongly disagree and 7=strongly agree. Respondents were shown two ends of the scale for each question and were asked to rate their responses accordingly. #: reverse-worded questions. *: p<0.05, **: p<0.01; ***: p<0.001 (Tukey's honest significant difference).