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Table 4 Observational checklist of patients’ skill related to self-insulin administration

From: Evaluations of knowledge, skills and practices of insulin storage and injection handling techniques of diabetic patients in Ethiopian primary hospitals

Items Correct Incorrect Skipped
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Showed injection sites 160 (94.6) 4 (2.4) 2 (1.2)
Showed injection site rotations 116 (69.9) 46 (27.7) 4 (2.4)
Showed how to shake NPH 92 (55.4) 44 (26.5) 30 (18.1)
Showed how to pinch (fold) skin and inject with (45o) 108 (65.1) 54 (32.5) 4 (2.4)
Showed how to draw insulin from the vial 86 (51.8) 49 (29.5) 31 (18.7)