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Table 3 Consensus for outcomes for acute respiratory symptoms, health care utilisation, and exposure to tobacco and breastfeeding status from 1 to 6 months of age

From: Respiratory, birth and health economic measures for use with Indigenous Australian infants in a research trial: a modified Delphi with an Indigenous panel

Item

Round 2 n = 8

Round 3 n = 8

Consensus

Has your baby had wheeze or whistle in the past 4 weeks?

4

7

Has your baby had a moist or wet cough in the past 4 weeks?

6

7

Has your baby had a dry cough in the past 4 weeks?

6

7

Has your baby had shortness of breath in the past 4 weeks?

4

7*

Has your baby had an earache in the past 4 weeks?

4

7*

Has your baby had a runny nose in the past 4 weeks?

4

7*

Does your baby have a cough today?

6

5*

Have you been worried about your baby’s health for any reason in the past 4 weeks?

5

7*

If yes, what have you been worried about?

4

8*

Has your baby been hospitalised in the past 4 weeks?

6

7*

If yes, what were the reasons your baby went to hospital?

5

7*

If yes, how many days was your baby hospitalised?

6

7*

Has your baby been to see a doctor at any time in the past 4 weeks?

5

7*

If yes, what were the reasons?

5

7

Has your baby been given medications in the past 4 weeks?

6

7*

Has exposure to tobacco smoke changed?

7

Has breastfeeding changed in the past 4 weeks?

6

8*

Any out of pocket expenses to care for your baby’s sickness?

4

3

Has your baby had any feeding difficulties in the past 4 weeks?

4

3

Has your baby had a fever/temp/feel hot in the past 4 weeks?

2

Has your baby had chills in the past 4 weeks?

1

Has your baby vomited in the past 4 weeks?

1

Has your baby had diarrhea in the past 4 weeks?

1

Has your baby had irritability in the past 4 weeks?

0

Has your baby had increased tiredness in the past 4 weeks?

0

Has your baby had unsettled sleep in the past 4 weeks?

0

Has your baby had fast breathing in the past 4 weeks?

4

0

How many days has your baby had the cough for?

6

6

Are you worried about your baby’s cough becoming worse?

5

1

What is your baby’s cough like in daytime?

5

0

What is your baby’s cough like in night time?

5

0

Total number of days the baby was in hospital.

3

Anything else that affects your family getting health care for your baby?

4

3

If yes, how many times has the baby been to the doctor?

3

Total number of days baby was in hospital

3

Amount of time spent from work/home to get health care for baby?

3

How many hours per week have been spent getting health care for your baby?

1

Has your baby been given antibiotics in the past 4 weeks?

6

1

What is the name of the hospital?

0

Has any person in the baby’s household had a respiratory illness?

2

Has your baby seen any other health professional?

5

4

How many times has your baby been to see the health professional?

3

5

Reason (s) baby seen by other health professional

3

7

Total

43

28

17

  1. * Rule of combining ‘very essential’ and ‘somewhat essential’ enacted