Table 4

Readiness index scores specific to services for CVD and domain scores by facility

Services for CVDPublic facilities (%)Private facilities (%)Total (%) (n=319)
UHC (n=120)District hospital (n=59)Private clinic/hospital (n=71)NGO clinic/hospital
Both diagnosis and treatment facility
Guidelines on diagnosis and treatment
 Mean domain score47.
Trained staff
 Mean domain score25.522.08.610.214.7
 Blood pressure94.294.998.0100.097.5
 Adult weighing scale76.976.374.085.079.0
 Height board/stadiometer60.361.042.060.855.1
 Mean domain score (±SD)77.2 (13.8)77.4 (13.8)71.3 (22.9)81.9 (16.1)77.2 (17.3)
 Beta-blockers (atenolol)59.871.276.824.551.8
 Nifedipine tablet24.432.234.917.725.2
 Mean domain score (±SD)41.4 (21.6)51.5 (19.9)62.9 (20.6)31.2 (20.2)43.9 (17.9)
 Readiness index specific to services for CVD47.8 (18.7)53.0 (20.1)46.0 (24.2)41.4 (26.0)45.1 (22.1)
  • CVD, cardiovascular disease; NGO, non-governmental organisations; UHC, upazila health complex.