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Table 4 Standard coordinates of tracer items on the first six factorial axes (peripheral health centres)

From: Constructing a malaria-related health service readiness index and assessing its association with child malaria mortality: an analysis of the Burkina Faso 2014 SARA data

Tracers Category Frequency Factorial axes*
1 2 3 4 5 6
Improved water source No   0.457a 0.048 −5.424 0.301 −5.699 0.095
Yes 476 (87.2) −0.067 −0.007 0.798 −0.044 0.838 − 0.014
Emergency transportation No   −5.770b −0.594 −1.284 −0.830 −1.483 3.543
Yes 515 (94.3) 0.347 0.036 0.077 0.050 0.089 −0.213
Soap or running water No   −1.239 −0.895 8.502 −5.784 −7.725 −0.620
Yes 518 (94.9) 0.067 0.048 −0.460 0.313 0.418 0.034
Storage infectious waste No   0.602 −6.612 − 0.633 1.732 −0.529 0.274
Yes 494 (90.5) −0.063 0.696 0.067 −0.182 0.056 −0.029
Latex gloves No   0.418 −7.016 1.337 1.780 −0.218 0.025
Yes 499 (91.4) −0.039 0.661 −0.126 − 0.168 0.021 − 0.002
Urine dipstick No   −4.999 0.574 −0.718 1.596 −1.019 2.063
yesYes 501 (91.8) 0.449 −0.052 0.065 −0.143 0.092 −0.185
Ceftriaxone No   −3.772 −1.310 − 1.489 − 1.567 3.602 1.638
Yes 492 (90.1) 0.414 0.144 0.163 0.172 −0.395 − 0.180
Oxytocin No   −5.750 −0.119 1.406 0.905 −0.920 0.604
Yes 502 (91.9) 0.504 0.010 −0.123 − 0.079 0.081 − 0.053
Thiazidic No   0.048 −0.190 −0.263 − 0.751 0.136 0.041
Yes 41 (7.5) −0.586 2.338 3.235 9.250 −1.672 −0.510
IPTg training No   − 1.518 −0.266 − 0.552 − 0.122 0.163 −4.223
Yes 370 (67.8) 0.722 0.127 0.263 0.058 −0.077 2.009
Inertia explained by the factorial axis (%) 20.0 14.2 10.5 10.3 9.9 8.8
  1. *First 6 factorial axes to build the composite readiness score as there is no information gain beyond axis 6
  2. aFour tracers consistent with the FAOC-G in negative direction (not bold) and 6 consistent in positive direction (bold)
  3. bHighlighted in bold and italic are the weights of tracers from factorial axes selected to build the composite readiness score