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Table 4 Proportion of infants with growth faltering identified by health worker who received an intervention

From: Adherence to management guidelines for growth faltering and anaemia in remote dwelling Australian Aboriginal infants and barriers to health service delivery

Intervention Received intervention Growth faltering documented by clinician n = 162 Growth faltering identified by this study n = 322
Extra growth monitoring 154 95% 48%
Nutritional advice 110 68% 34%
Nutritional supplements 65 40% 20%
Medical checklist 61 38% 19%
Referral to paediatrician 58 36% 18%
Referral to District Medical Officer 48 30% 15%
Growth Action Plan 48 30% 15%
Community support/services 24 15% 7%
Vitamin A/Zinc 21 13% 7%
Hospitalisation for failure to thrive 19 12% 6%
Family meeting 16 10% 5%