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Table 2 Organizational characteristics of government health facilities in East Gojjam zone, Northwest Ethiopia, 2013

From: Routine health information system utilization and factors associated thereof among health workers at government health institutions in East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (#) Percentage (%)
Have supervision
 Yes 433 68.2
 No 202 31.8
Frequency of supervision
 Every month 89 20.5
 Every 3 month 39 9.0
 Every 6 month 231 53.3
 Every year 74 17.2
Have received regular feedback
 Yes 295 46.5
 No 340 53.5
Relevance of feedback
 Yes 265 78.0
 No 75 22.0
Regular feedback at Health posts
 Yes 102 51.8
 No 95 48.2
Regular feedback at Health centers
 Yes 140 45.5
 No 168 54.5
Regular feedback at Hospital
 Yes 53 40.8
 No 77 59.2
Computer in the department
 Yes 41 6.6
 No 583 93.4
Printer in the department
 Yes 36 5.7
Telephone in the department
 Yes 9 1.4
Fax in the department
 Yes 4 0.6
Internet in the department
 Yes 5 0.8
Personnel assigned to Health Information system
 Yes 413 65.0
 No 222 35.0
Have separate room for Health Information System
 Yes 258 40.9
 No 372 59.1
Specific budget assigned for Health Information System
 Yes 139 22.1
 No 491 77.9
Standardized registration book
 Available 413 65.0
 Not available 222 35.0
Reference material in the department
 Available 390 61.9
 Not available 240 38.1
Standardized reporting formats
 Available 473 74.9
 Not available 158 24.1
Shortage of reporting formats
 Yes 324 51.0
 No 311 49.0