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Table 1 Summary of dimensions of assessment of care quality

From: Analysis of the quality of seasonal malaria chemoprevention provided by community health Workers in Boulsa health district, Burkina Faso

Quality criterion Positive answers Negative answers Total answers % of positive responses Score
Organization of CDs’ work
 There are two CDs per team 140 0 140 100 3
 CDs are both trained 140 0 140 100 3
 Tasks are distributed 110 30 140 100 2
 Availability of care equipment 140 0 140 100 3
 Availability of drugs 140 0 140 100 3
 All target children have access to care sssstraitement 140 0 140 100 3
 All tools are used correctly 96 44 140 69 2
Total 906 74 92 92 19
Interpersonal relationship between CD and child caregivers
 Greetings from the caregivers 117 23 140 83 3
 Using a simple vocabulary 110 30 140 78 2
 No conflict situations 140 0 140 100 3
Total 574 126 700 82 12
Technical skills of CDs
 CDs are looking for all children under 5 years 136 4 140 97 3
 They ask the age of the children 137 3 140 98 3
 They are looking for allergic reactions 43 97 140 31 1
 They ask if the child has already received SMC 44 96 140 31 1
 They administer effectively and gently 106 34 140 76 2
 They respect the doses of the drugs 120 20 140 86 3
 They provide and give information about taking the 2nd and 3rd doses 140 0 140 100 3
 They refer to ineligible children (sick) 106 43 140 76 2
 They fill the tools correctly 109 33 140 78 2
 They talk about possible allergic reactions 41 99 140 29 1
 They do the marking of the Households 107 33 140 76 2
Total 1089 451 1540 71 23
Care safety for children
 CDs are dressed correctly 86 54 140 61 2
 Cleanliness of the place of administration 107 33 140 76 2
 They wash their hands with soap 60 80 140 43 1
 They use clean water 110 30 140 78 2
 They use clean equipment 80 60 140 57 1
 They dilute the drugs correctly 110 30 140 79 2
 The material is washed after each treatment 28 112 140 20 1
 They observe 30 min after the administration 16 124 140 11 1
Total 597 523 1120 53 12
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