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Table 2 Pediatric Development Clinic visits in first 12 months of care

From: Assessing retention in care after 12 months of the Pediatric Development Clinic implementation in rural Rwanda: a retrospective cohort study

  Total (N = 228)
n %
Source of referral
 Hospital 172 75.4
 Health Centers 17 7.5
 Other 6 2.6
 Missing 33 14.5
Health Facility at first visit
 Rwinkwavu 133 58.3
 Kabarondo 76 33.3
 Ndego 19 8.3
Household’s nearest health center has a PDC
 No 56 24.6
 Yes 168 73.7
 Missing 4 1.8
Period of referral to PDC
 April 2014–September 2014 137 60.1
 October 2014 – March 2015 91 39.9
Patient mode of transport to PDC
 Walking 90 39.5
 Motorbike 76 33.3
 Mini bus 38 16.7
 Other 15 6.6
 Missing 9 4.0
Patient transferred between PDCs
 No 194 85.1
 Yes 34 14.9
Number of visits in 12 months, median (IQR) 7 (5, 9)
Patient ever received food packages
 No 163 71.5
 Yes 47 20.6
 Missing 18 7.9
Patient ever received infant formula
 No 200 87.7
 Yes 10 4.4
 Missing 18 7.9
Patient ever received transport reimbursement
 No 118 51.8
 Yes 93 40.8
 Missing 17 7.5
Patient ever received a CHW home visit
 No 200 87.7
 Yes 10 4.4
 Missing 18 7.9
  1. PDC Pediatric Development Clinic, IQR Interquartile range, CHW Community Health Worker