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Table 1 Broad indicators for the assessment of OBA project in Kenya

From: Evaluation of the impact of the voucher and accreditation approach on improving reproductive health behaviors and status in Kenya

Areas of focus Indicators
Knowledge Provider competence; patient recognition of signs and symptoms of illness
Utilization RH service utilization, client load, client socio-economic profile, and market share for voucher and accreditation services; Proportion of RH services provided by accredited and non-accredited facilities at district level, by public and non-public sector
Targeting Proportion of eligible people who received voucher; percent of voucher holders who meet poverty scores
Quality RH service quality as measured by facility readiness; provider competence; information provision; compliance with norms; follow-up support; client perceptions; among others
Costs out-of-pocket expenses; facility revenue and expenses on voucher services include willingness to pay
Disease burden and health status proportion of complicated pregnancies; respondents' socio-demographic characteristics, health-seeking behaviors by health condition, RH conditions and behaviors relevant to the service being evaluated, experiences and perceptions of RH services received; measures of pregnancy and birth-related complications, unintended pregnancies, inter-birth intervals, reports of STI symptoms, contraceptive, and condom, lactational amenorrhea method (LAM) use, and attendance for antenatal, delivery and postnatal services