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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of major HIV care providers in the 6 county Atlanta area, overall and by practice type

From: Development of a comprehensive measure of spatial access to HIV provider services, with application to Atlanta, Georgia

  Overall Private practice Other facility type
Mean SD Mean SD Mean SD
Available provider-hours* 99.9 97.6 89.8 84.7 117.4 117.8
  n % n % n %
Accepted payment types
 Private health insurance 36 88 26 100 10 67
 Medicare 34 83 22 85 12 80
 Medicaid 30 73 18 69 12 80
 Discounted/sliding fee 18 44 6 23 12 80
 Ryan White 10 24 1 4 9 60
Available ancillary services
 HIV case management 12 29 2 8 10 67
 Mental health services 9 22 1 4 8 53
 Dental care 6 15 0 0 6 40
 Substance abuse treatment 3 7 0 0 3 20
 Transportation assistance 11 27 2 8 9 60
 On-site pharmacy 11 27 3 12 8 53
 One or more services offered 16 39 5 19 11 73
  1. * HIV providers included in this count include physicians, physician’s assistants, and nurse practitioners
  2. Denotes statistically significant difference across provider type at the α = 0.05 level