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Table 4 Frequencies and percentages by arm, time period and subgroup

From: Effectiveness of educational outreach in infectious diseases management: a cluster randomized trial in Uganda

Ind no. Indicator Arm A Arm B
Time 0 Time 1 Time 0 Time 1
No-IMID IMID-MLP No-IMID IMID-MLP No-IMID IMID-MLP No-IMID IMID-MLP
1 Proportion of outpatients triaged 15,463 (27.7 %) 6,104 (32.8 %) 145,205 (84.6 %) 49,611 (92.0 %) 55,052 (45.4 %) 15,894 (63.8 %) 127,500 (71.4 %) 22,722 (87.8 %)
2 Proportion of emergency and priority patients who were admitted, detained or referred 425 (10.1 %) 133 (23.2 %) 4,268 (36.1 %) 1,931 (40.8 %) 2,474 (15.4 %) 909 (28.3 %) 4,251 (25.8 %) 793 (35.2 %)
3 Estimated proportion of emergency patients who received at least one appropriate treatment 544 (23.9 %) 82 (36.2 %) 1,469 (51.5 %) 737 (57.4 %) 1,956 (31.3 %) 411 (43.4 %) 2,357 (41.7 %) 177 (22.5 %)
4 Proportion of malaria suspects with a malaria test result recorded 13,727 (37.3 %) 5,154 (39.4 %) 53,764 (51.0 %) 16,698 (51.5 %) 24,320 (30.5 %) 5,958 (37.5 %) 38,615 (33.4 %) 6,323 (41.3 %)
5 Estimated proportion of malaria cases who received an appropriate antimalarial 25,438 (83.2 %) 8,650 (77.3 %) 70,090 (92.5 %) 19,463 (93.8 %) 59,950 (87.5 %) 11,624 (88.8 %) 81,959 (85.7 %) 9,363 (82.7 %)
6 Proportion of patients with a negative malaria test result who were prescribed an antimalarial 2,904 (42.4 %) 1,475 (56.6 %) 9,525 (31.9 %) 2,308 (23.2 %) 6,699 (51.9 %) 1,573 (45.7 %) 11,976 (50.4 %) 1,331 (35.6 %)
7 Proportion of patients with a positive malaria test result who were prescribed an antibiotic 3,052 (44.4 %) 1,192 (46.8 %) 10,681 (44.6 %) 3,107 (46.0 %) 5,253 (46.1 %) 1,067 (42.4 %) 7,629 (51.4 %) 965 (37.3 %)
8 Proportion of pneumonia suspects aged under 5 years assessed for pneumonia 343 (3.3 %) 214 (3.1 %) 5,000 (15.4 %) 4,172 (17.6 %) 1,274 (5.7 %) 970 (8.6 %) 5,984 (20.4 %) 3,665 (25.5 %)
9 Estimated proportion of patients aged under 5 years diagnosed with pneumonia who received appropriate antibiotic treatment 634 (50.7 %) 464 (51.5 %) 2,535 (59.3 %) 1,771 (53.8 %) 2,064 (54.7 %) 1,190 (54.1 %) 2,996 (62.9 %) 1,572 (56.2 %)
10 Proportion of TB suspects with a first Acid-Fast Bacilli (AFB) smear result 283 (7.6 %) 220 (7.7 %) 1,342 (8.7 %) 1,100 (8.9 %) 441 (8.9 %) 283 (13.1 %) 884 (13.8 %) 460 (16.4 %)
11 Estimated proportion of patients with AFB smear negative results who received empiric treatment for acute respiratory infection 50 (17.7 %) 33 (17.5 %) 379 (29.8 %) 322 (32.5 %) 123 (21.9 %) 69 (27.9 %) 231 (26.3 %) 102 (24.9 %)
16 Proportion of patients with an HIV test result recorded (all patients ≥2 months) 5,483 (5.6 %) 1,750 (5.6 %) 23,352 (7.7 %) 11,044 (11.4 %) 7,399 (3.4 %) 1,857 (4.4 %) 15,637 (4.8 %) 2,321 (5.2 %)