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Table 4 Observation and routine document review on compliance of HCPs in Dehana District, Northern Ethiopia, 2020

From: Evaluation of the outpatient therapeutic program for severe acute malnourished children aged 6–59 months implementation in Dehana District, Northern Ethiopia: a mixed-methods evaluation

Activities (Observation) Tasks performed by HEWs (n = 63 (%)
  Check bilateral edema 30 (47.6)
  Measuring MUAC 62 (98.4)
  Measuring weight 60 (95.2)
  Measuring height 9 (14.3)
  Check for medical complications 57 (90.5)
  Observe appetite test 30 (47.6)
  Admit based on admission criteria 58 (92.1)
Checked in the registration book Tasks performed by HEWs (n = 384), n (%)
  Children medical history and physical examination recorded 198 (51.6)
  Medication given registered 247 (64.3)
  RUTF needed calculated and registered 341 (88.8)
  Children discharged based on the protocol 375 (97.7)
  Children’s registration completed 124 (32.3)
  Monthly report prepared and send to woreda health office 63 (100)