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Table 2 Mean (SD) travel time comparison between different policy implementation strategies

From: Using a geographic information system to enhance patient access to point-of-care diagnostics in a limited-resource setting

Health access Current access All hospitals All health resource facilities
Average travel time from pop to diagnosis (min) 49.9 (25.5) 13.9 (7.4) 4.6 (3.5)
Percent decrease over current access N/A 72.1 % 90.8 %
Average travel time from diagnosis to care (min) 168.6 (37.1) 155.9 (37.9) 159.4 (37.9)
Percent decrease over current access N/A 7.5 % 5.5 %
Total travel time (min) 218.5 (39.5) 169.8 (39.9) 164 (38.0)
Mean travel time percent decrease over current access N/A 22.3 % 24.9 %