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Table 2 Assessment of health system support and organizational characteristics in West Gojjam, Amhara, Ethiopia, 2016

From: Knowledge and practice of health extension workers on drug provision for childhood illness in west Gojjam, Amhara, Northwest Ethiopia

VariablesCategoryFrequencyPercent
HEWs were ever supervised by supervisorsYes34797.7
No82.3
Frequency of supervision (347)1 Month8223.6
3 Months23166.6
6 Months349.8
Training on childhood treatmentYes33293.5
No236.5
Form of trainingaFormal Course8724.5
Workshop/meeting343.4
On job training29883.9
Training adequacy (332)Yes20361.1
No12938.9
Duration of training (332)Less than one weak21865.7
One weak9428.3
Two weeks82.
Other123.6
Drug supplyDistrict health office143.9
Health center34196.1
National guidelineYes34095.8
No154.2
Drugs available in HPsaORS32992.7
Anthelmintics26574.6
Anti-malaria33393.8
Amoxicillin22864.2
Cotrimoxazole21460.3
Paracetamol26574.6
Zinc27778.0
Medical equipmentYes33995.5
No164.5
Medical equipment available in HPaWeigh scale33594.4
Thermometer31889.6
Dressing17950.4
Stethoscope24468.7
Patient register booksYes34196.1
No143.9
  1. aMultiple responses