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Table 5 Availability of facilities and equipments

From: The current state of anesthesia safety in a third world country: a cross-sectional survey among anesthesia providers in Ethiopia

N = 62 Always Almost always Often Sometimes Rarely Never
(100%) (76–99%) (51–75%) (26–50%) (1–25%) (0%)
Adequate lighting 18 (29%) 30 (48.4%) 11 (17.7%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Tilting operating table 42 (67.7%) 13 (21%) 7 (11.3%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Oropharyngeal airways (all size) 29 (46.8%) 26 (41.9%) 3 (4.8%) 4 (6.5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Supply of oxygen 36 (57.3%) 22 (36.2%) 4 (6.5%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Facemasks (all size) 46 (74.2%) 14 (22.6%) 2 (3.2%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Laryngoscope (for all age) 35 (56.5%) 24 (38.7%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Endotracheal tubes (for all age) 33 (53.2%) 21 (33.9%) 8 (12.9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Intubation aids 11 (17.7%) 19 (30.6%) 26 (41.9%) 3 (4.8%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%)
Suction device 30 (48.4%) 26 (41.9%) 6 (9.7%) 0 (0%) 0(0%) 0 (0%)
Self-inflating bags 45 (72.6%) 11 (17.7%) 6 (9.7%) 0 (0%) 0(0%) 0 (0%)
Equipment for spinal anesthesia 30 (48.4%) 24 (38.7%) 4 (6.5%) 4 (6.5%) 0(0%) 0 (0%)
Sterile gloves 54 (87.1%) 8 (12.9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0(0%) 0 (0%)
IV infusions and injection equipment 24 (38.7%) 21 (33.9%) 14 (22.6%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Stethoscope 49 (79%) 10 (16.1%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 0(0%) 0 (0%)
Defibrillator 0 (0%) 1 (1.6%) 8 (12.9%) 0 (0%) 0(0%) 53 (85.5%)
Pulse oximetry 50 (80.6%) 12 (19.4%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0(0%) 0 (0%)
NIBP monitor 50 (80.6%) 9 (14.5%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 0(0%) 0 (0%)
Capnography 13 (21%) 6 (9.7%) 4 (6.5%) 3 (4.8%) 1(1.6%) 35 (56.5%)
Electrocardiogram 32 (51.6%) 17 (27.4%) 13 (21%) 0 (0%) 0(0%) 0 (0%)