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Table 2 Results of rating in round 2 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 Consensus (% score of >7) CV Median Mode Consensus (% score of >7) CV
Policymakers
 Domains
  Resource inputs 9 9 100 0.1 7 9 87.6 0.2
  Behaviors of policymakers 9 9 100 0.1 7 9 87.6 0.2
 Subdomains
  Financial resources 9 9 100 0 9 9 100 0.1
  Human resources 9 9 100 0 9 9 100 0.1
  Policymaking 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 93.8 0.2
  Monitoring of policy implementation 9 9 100 0.1 7 9 80 0.2
 Indicators
  (Full time/part time) human resources per 100,000 people) 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 100 0.1
  Special funds for TB control/person 9 9 100 0 9 9 100 0.1
  Funds for infrastructural construction in the past 5 years 9 9 87.6 0.2 9 9 81.3 0.2
  Funds for infrastructural construction during the evaluation 9 9 87.5 0.2 9 9 81.3 0.2
  Number of policies made for TB control 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 100 0.1
  Satisfaction rate with policy (in terms of funding, decision making, implementing, monitoring) 9 9 100 0.1 7 7 75.3 0.2
  Percentage of workplace meetings assigned to TB control 7 9 75.1 0.2 7 7 62.5 0.3
  Percentage and number of policies monitored 8 9 93.8 0.2 7 9 75 0.2
TB HCWs
 Domains
  Self-protective behavior 9 9 100 0 9 9 100 0.1
  Behaviors related to diagnosing TB patients 9 9 100 0.1 7 7 93.8 0.2
  Behaviors related to tracing of TB suspects 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 93.8 0.2
  Behaviors related to treating TB patients 9 9 100 0.1 8 9 93.8 0.2
  Behaviors related to health education targeted at TB patients 9 9 100 0.1 7 7 81.3 0.2
 Subdomains
  Breaking the chains of transmission (Prevention of infection) 9 9 100 0.1 8 9 87.5 0.2
  Implementing clinic guidelines for TB patient diagnosis 9 9 93.3 0.1 7 7 80 0.2
  Tracing TB suspects referred by non-TB control health facilities 9 9 93.8 0.2 9 9 86.7 0.2
  Implementing standardized chemotherapy 9 9 93.8 0.1 9 9 100 0.1
  Monitoring treatment 9 9 93.8 0.2 9 9 87.6 0.2
  Content of health education 9 9 93.8 0.1 8 9 100 0.1
  Time on health education 8 9 100 0.2 7 7 91.3 0.2
 Indicators
  Hours of workplace UVGI (hours/day) 9 9 93.8 0.1 9 9 100 0.1
  Percentage of doctors ventilating workplace everyday 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 100 0.1
  Percentage of doctors wearing N-95 respirators 9 9 94.4 0.1 9 9 100 0.1
  Percentage of patients diagnosed at implementing clinic 9 9 93.8 0.1 7 7 86.7 0.2
  Percentage of TB suspects successfully traced 9 9 100 0.2 9 9 86.6 0.2
  Percentage of patients who received standard treatment  regimen 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 93.8 0.2
  Percentage of patients covered by DOT 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 93.4 0.2
  Percentage of patients who received information on free TB treatment policy 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 100 0.1
  Percentage of patients who received information on importance of adherence to treatment 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 93.8 0.2
  Percentage of patients who received information on regular follow-up sputum microscopies 9 9 100 0.1 9 9 100 0.1
  Percentage of patients who received information on managing side-effects of anti-TB drugs 9 9 93.8 0.2 7 9 100 0.1
  Percentage of patients who received information on a healthy lifestyle 9 9 93.8 0.2 7 9 87.6 0.2
  Percentage of patients who received information on preventing TB transmission 9 9 93.8 0.2 7 9 87.6 0.2
  Average minutes of health education per patient 8 9 87.5 0.2 7 7 93.8 0.2
  1. Note: UVGI refers to Ultraviolet germicidal irradiation