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Table 2 Performance management practices of project and non-project supported facilities, August 2021

From: An evaluation of excellence in primary healthcare units after the introduction of a performance management innovation in two regional states of Ethiopia: a facility based comparative study

Variable Category Performance management X2 P-value
Project supported (N = 184) Non-project supported (N = 180)
N % N %
Performance standard (n1 = 148 & n2 = 116) Onsite and off-site training 89 60.1% 42 36.21% 14.89 0.001
Orientation in staff meetings 101 68.2% 56 48.3% 10.75 0.001
Self-study (reading guidelines) 50 33.8% 44 37.9% 0.48 0.485
Self-study (reading posters & job aids) 45 30.4% 52 44.8% 5.82 0.016
Performance Measurement (n1 = 137 & n2 = 115) Governance/management 98 71.5% 70 60.9% 3.19 0.074
Drugs and therapeutics 68 49.6% 38 33.0% 7.06 0.008
Clean and safe health facility 66 48.2% 52 45.2% 0.22 0.639
Infection prevention 49 35.8% 34 29.6% 1.08 0.297
Quality/performance management 51 37.2% 31 27.0% 3.00 0.083
Medical equipment management 35 25.5% 20 17.4% 2.43 0.118
Performance improvement (n1 = 184 & n2 = 180) Antenatal care 103 56.0% 80 44.4% 4.84 0.028
Skilled birth attendance 102 55.4% 85 47.2% 2.45 0.117
Family planning 98 53.3% 78 43.3% 3.59 0.058
Postnatal care 96 52.2% 67 37.2% 8.22 0.004
Growth monitoring 88 47.8% 58 32.2% 9.22 0.002
Clean and safe health facility 89 48.4% 55 30.6% 12.07 0.001
Community-based health insurance 85 46.2% 52 28.9% 11.61 0.001
Health center-health post linkage 71 38.6% 50 27.8% 4.79 0.029
Laboratory services 70 38.0% 40 22.2% 10.8 0.001
Pharmacy services 68 37.0% 39 21.7% 10.24 0.001
Health information management 13 7.1% 47 26.1% 23.97 0.001
Reporting progress Reviewed reports 150 81.5% 115 63.9% 23.32 0.001
Data used for performance appraisals 115 62.5% 75 41.7% 15,82 0.001
Experiences shared through alliance for quality 104 56.5% 64 35.6% 16.09 0.001