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Table 3 LHWs’ skills for pneumonia

From: Does supportive supervision intervention improve community health worker knowledge and practices for community management of childhood diarrhea and pneumonia? Lessons for scale-up from Nigraan and Nigraan Plus trials in Pakistan

Skills Nigraan (Badin) Nigraan Plus (MPK)
Performed correctly
Pre-intervention
Performed correctly
Mid-intervention
Performed correctly
Post-intervention
Performed correctly
Pre-intervention
Performed correctly
Mid-intervention
Performed correctly
Post-intervention
Intervention
n = 25
No. (%)
Control
n = 25
No. (%)
Intervention
n = 25
No. (%)
Control
n = 25
No. (%)
Intervention
n = 25
No. (%)
Control
n = 25
No. (%)
Intervention
n = 28
No. (%)
Control
n = 30
No. (%)
Intervention
n = 80
No. (%)
Control
n = 79a
No. (%)
Intervention
n = 80
No. (%)
Control
n = 80
No. (%)
Danger signs  
 Enquires about danger signs 4 (16) 14 (56) 16 (64) 9 (36) 23 (92) 24 (96) 21 (75) 26 (87) 79 (99) 58 (73) 78 (97.5) 54 (68)
Diagnosis and management
 Assesses for respiratory rate correctly 3 (12) 1 (4) 13 (52) 5 (20) 11 (44) 12 (48) 13 (46) 14 (47) 61 (76) 14 (18) 61 (76) 7 (9)
 Classifies the illness correctly 2 (8) 5 (20) 16 (64) 09 (36) 11 (44) 10 (40) 25 (89) 28 (93) 73 (91) 53 (67) 73 (91) 65 (81)
 Advises the correct treatment 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (8) 0 (0) 6 (24) 6 (24) 17 (61) 15 (50) 24 (30) (19) 56 (70) 15 (19)
 Refers for correct indication 9 (36) 13 (52) 25 (100) 19 (76) 24 (96) 25 (100) 15 (54) 10 (33) 66 (83) 25 (32) 65 (81) 32 (40)
Counselling
 Tells the caregiver to continue feeding the child 2 (8) 7 (28) 20 (80) 16 (64) 25 (100) 25 (100) 24 (86) 24 (80) 79 (99) 58 (73) 78 (98) 64 (80)
 Tells caregiver to seek care immediately if child has fever, becomes drowsy/unconscious or has seizures 9 (36) 11 (44) 21 (84) 19 (76) 25 (100) 23 (92) 14 (50) 13 (43) 66 (83) 11 (14) 66 (83) 17 (21)
  1. aSkills of one LHW could not be assessed in midline due to personal reasons