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Table 3 Delphi first round, experts’ agreement on specific screening activities during periodic health check-up areas (n = 20)

From: The integrated health service model: the approach to restrain the vicious cycle to chronic diseases

Experts agreement on periodic check-ups and the screening activities (first round) n Percent
Experts’ agreement on having periodic health check-ups in Ethiopia 20 100.0
Including periodic health check-ups in community or individual insurance system 19 95.0
Screening for hypertension and its complications 19 95.0
Screening for diabetes for patients with hypertension or BMI > 25 19 95.0
Measuring blood cholesterol level and counselling on healthy diet and obesity 17 85.0
Pap smear screening every 3 years beginning age 21 17 85.0
Clinical breast examination every 1–2 years for women over 50 years 16 80.0
STI screening and counselling 16 80.0
Visual acuity screening using Snellen sight chart 16 80.0
Counselling on physical activity 15 75.0
Vaccination for HPV for both sexes between age 9–26 years 13 65.0
Screening on road safety and counselling on seat-belt use, drinking and driving 13 65.0
Screening mammography examination every 1–2 years for women over 40 years 12 60.0
Screening to detect alcohol abuse and counselling for adult population 12 60.0
Screening for domestic violence against women 11 55.0
Colorectal cancer screening annually for patients over 50 using faecal occult blood testing 10 50.0
Tobacco use screening and cessation counselling 9 45.0
Screening adults for depression 8 40.0
Screening postmenopausal women for osteoporosis 7 35.0
Vaccination for adults (MMR, Varicella, Pneumococcus, Influenza, Diphtheria) 6 30.0
Screening activities during periodic health check-up (second round) n Percent
Vaccination for HPV for both sexes between age 9–26 years 8 40.0
Screening on Road safety and counselling on seat-belt use, drinking and driving 11 55.0
Screening Mammography examination every 1–2 years for women over 40 years 17 85.0
Screening for Domestic violence against women 7 35.0
Colorectal cancer screening for patient over 50 with annual faecal occult blood testing 16 80.0