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Table 1 Results of ratings in round 1 for health policymakers and TB HCWs

From: Framework of behavioral indicators evaluating TB health promotion outcomes: a modified Delphi study of TB policymakers and health workers

Item Importance Feasibility
  Median Mode CV Consensus (% score of >7) Median Mode CV Consensus (%score of >7)
Policymakers
 Domains
  Behaviors of policymaking 9 9 0.1 100 7 9 0.3 92.9
 Subdomains
  Input for TB control 9 9 0.1 100 9 7 0.3 68.8
  Policymaking 9 9 0.1 100 7 9 0.2 68.8
 Indicators
  Funds for TB control 9 9 0.1 93.3 9 9 0.4 86.7
  Human resources for TB control 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.3 71.4
  Percentage of policies made for TB control 7 9 0.3 100 9 9 0.2 78.6
  Number of TB-control policies implemented 9 7 0.3 80.4 5 9 0.5 92.9
TB HCWs
 Domains
  Self-protective behavior 9 9 0.1 93.3 9 9 0.2 93.4
  Behaviors related to diagnosis of TB patients 9 9 0.1 100 7 7 0.3 73.3
  Behaviors related to treatment of TB patients 9 9 0.1 100 7 7 0.2 86.7
  Behaviors related to health education targeted at TB patients 9 9 0.1 100 7 7 0.2 80
 Subdomains
  Breaking the chains of transmission (Prevention of infection) 9 9 0.1 100 7 9 0.3 93.3
  Implementing clinic guidelines 9 9 0.1 100 7 7 0.3 66.7
  Implementing standard treatment regimens 9 9 0 100 8.1 9 0.3 93.3
  Visiting patients regularly 9 9 0.1 100 8.1 9 0.2 93.3
  Content of health education 9 9 0.1 100 7 7 0.2 80
  Time for health education 8.4 9 0.2 85.7 7 7 0.3 66.7
 Indicators
  Hours/day of disinfecting workplace by ultraviolet radiation 9 9 0.2 93.4 9 9 0.1 100
  Percentage of doctors ventilating workplace daily 9 9 0.2 85.7 9 9 0.3 78.6
  Percentage of doctors wearing respirators 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.2 93.3
  Handwashing after each patient appointment 7 9 0.4 66.7 9 9 0.3 86.7
  Percentage of patients diagnosed according to clinic guidelines 9 9 0 100 7 7 0.3 66.7
  Percentage of patients using a standard treatment regimen 9 9 0 100 8.1 9 0.1 100
  Percentage of patients covered by DOT 9 9 0.2 92.8 9 9 0.1 100
  Percentage of patients who received information on free treatment policy 9 9 0.2 83.3 9 9 0.1 93.3
  Percentage of patients who received information on importance of adhering to treatment 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.2 86.7
  Percentage of patients who received information on preventing TB transmission 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.3 73.3
  Percentage of patients who received information on regular follow-up sputum microscopies 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.3 80
  Percentage of patients who received information on drug side-effects 9 9 0.1 83.3 7.7 9 0.2 86.6
  Average minutes of health education per patient 7 7 0.3 86.7 7 9 0.3 64.3
  1. Note: UVGI refers to Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation