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Table 5 Performance of compliance of OTP implementation in Dehana District, Northern Ethiopia, 2020, n = 63

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

Compliance measuring indicators Ea Oa Wa Sa Aa JPa
% of children bilateral pitting edema checked during the observation 63 30 2.0 0.9 45.0 Poor
% of children whose anthropometry is measured 63 44 6.0 4.2 70.0 Fair
% of children classified accordingly during the observation 63 54 2.0 1.7 85.0 Good
% of children admitted according to admission criteria during the observation 63 58 2.0 1.8 90.0 Good
% of children whose medical complication is checked during observation 63 57 2.0 1.8 90.0 Good
% of children whose appetite is tested upon admission and follow-up during the observation 63 30 2.0 0.9 45.0 Poor
% of admitted children whose medical History and Physical examination recorded on the OTP chart 384 198 3.0 1.5 50.0 Poor
% of admitted children whose routine medication given recorded on the OTP chart 384 247 3.0 1.9 63.3 Fair
% of admitted children whose amount of RUTF needed is recorded on the OTP chart 384 341 2.0 1.8 90.0 Good
% of children discharged according to the protocol 384 375 3.0 2.9 96.7 Good
% of OTP monthly report prepared and reported to the next level 9 9 3.0 3.0 100.0 Good
Over all compliance    30 22.5 75 Fair
  1. aE Expected, O Observed, W weight, S Score = (Observed X weight)/Expected), A Achievement in percentage = (S/W) * 100), JP Judgement Parameter