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Table 3 Multiple choice question examination of the facilitators & learners

From: Evaluation of an educational program for essential newborn care in resource-limited settings: Essential Care for Every Baby

  Facilitators Learners
Multiple choice question In India (n=12) Correctly answered n (%) In Kenya (n=11) Correctly answered n (%) In India (n = 30) In Kenya (n =60 )
Before Training After Training Before Training After Training
1. How long should skin-to-skin care be provided for all babies? 7 (58.3) 8 (72.7) 3 (10.1) 17 (56.7) 16 (25.0) 54 (87.1)
2. When should babies be observed for breathing problems during the first hour after birth? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 27 (90.0) 29 (96.7) 54 (85.7) 60 (96.8)
3. Beginning breastfeeding soon after birth is beneficial because it __________. 9 (75) 8 (72.7) 18 (60.0) 22 (73.3) 36 (57.1) 45 (73.8)
4. When should a baby be given liquids other than breast milk? 12 (100) 9 (81.8) 24 (80.0) 29 (96.7) 43 (67.2) 44 (71.0)
5. A baby who is ready to breast feed __________. 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 19 (63.3) 30 (100.0) 55 (87.3) 61 (98.4)
6. In a healthy term baby, the arms and legs __________. 11 (91.7) 11 (100.0) 22 (73.3) 26 (86.7) 55 (87.3) 59 (95.2)
7. How fast should a baby normally breathe? 12 (100) 9 (81.8) 16 (53.3) 27 (90.0) 36 (58.1) 53 (85.5)
8. What should drain from the umbilical cord one hour after birth? 10 (58.3) 10 (90.9) 21 (70.0) 26 (86.7) 36 (56.3) 51 (82.3)
9. Which is the most important reason for weighing all babies soon after birth? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 29 (96.7) 30 (100.0) 62 (98.4) 61 (98.4)
10. Medicine to prevent eye infections should be given __________. 11 (91.7) 11 (100.0) 11 (36.7) 30 (100.0) 50 (79.4) 60 (96.8)
11. Which babies should receive eye treatment soon after birth? 3 (25) 11 (100.0) 10 (33.3) 12 (40.0) 55 (87.3) 61 (98.4)
12. Which babies should be given vitamin K after birth? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 29 (96.7) 29 (96.7) 38 (60.3) 54 (87.1)
13. How should a baby's body temperature be maintained after skin-to-skin care? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 28 (93.3) 30 (100.0) 63 (100.0) 62 (100.0)
14. How soon after birth should a baby first be bathed? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 22 (73.3) 29 (96.7) 55 (88.7) 62 (100.0)
15. Good attachment for breastfeeding can be recognized when __________. 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 27 (90.0) 30 (100.0) 53 (84.1) 58 (95.1)
16. Mothers who have breast engorgement should __________. 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 23 (76.7) 30 (100.0) 58 (92.1) 59 (95.2)
17. Sore or cracked nipples may result from __________. 11 (91.7) 11 (100.0) 22 (73.3) 29 (96.7) 55 (87.3) 62 (100.0)
18. When should a second physical exam be performed if the first physical exam (during the first 90 minutes after birth) is normal? 7 (58.3) 11 (100.0) 6 (20.0) 14 (46.7) 16 (25.8) 27 (43.5)
19. What would you do if a baby has an axillary temperature of 36.0 °C two hours after birth? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 24 (80.0) 28 (93.3) 55 (87.3) 50 (80.6)
20. When should you seek advanced care if a baby has a temperature of 36.0°C two hours after birth? 11 (91.7) 9 (81.8) 12 (40.0) 23 (76.7) 35 (60.3) 49 (79.0)
21. What should a baby wear while receiving prolonged skin-to-skin care? 12 (100) 10 (90.9) 19 (63.3) 27 (90.0) 42 (66.7) 51 (82.3)
22. A baby with which of the following conditions might benefit from being fed expressed breast milk by cup? 11 (91.7) 11 (100.0) 22 (73.3) 28 (93.3) 57 (90.5) 62 (100)
23. When cup feeding a baby, you should do which of the following? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 18 (60.0) 26 (86.7) 35 (56.5) 56 (90.3)
24. Which of the following describes seizures? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 24 (80.0) 29 (96.7) 47 (74.6) 53 (85.5)
25. When should a baby be given antibiotics? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 29 (96.7) 29 (96.7) 59 (96.7) 60 (96.8)
26. When should the first dose of antibiotics be given? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 27 (90.0) 26 (86.7) 59 (96.7) 59 (96.7)
27. What determines the dosage of a specific type of antibiotics? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 28 (93.3) 29 (96.7) 59 (96.7) 62 (100.0)
28. Jaundice is severe when it appears on the face during the first day after birth and what other body area at any time? 12 (100) 11 (100.0) 24 (80.0) 28 (93.3) 51 (83.6) 60 (96.8)