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Table 4 Results of round 2 survey

From: Framework of behavioral indicators for outcome evaluation of TB health promotion: a Delphi study of TB suspects and Tb patients

Item Importance Feasibility
Median Mode CV Consensus (% score of >7) Median Mode CV Consensus (% score of >7)
TB suspect
Domain
Healthcare seeking behavior 9 9 0.1 100 7 7 0.1 100
Transmission prevention 9 9 0.1 100 7 7 0.2 68.8
Subdomain
Seeking care after onset of TB symptom 9 9 0.0 100 9 9 0.1 100
Pathways of seeking care 9 9 0.1 100 7 7 0.1 93.8
Interpersonal contact etiquette 9 9 0.2 93.7 7 7 0.4 56.3
Indicator         
Length of patient delay and 9 9 0.1 100 7 9 0.2 87.6
Percentage of patients with longer patient delay 9 9 0.1 100 7 9 0.2 87.6
Number of health care provider encounters before diagnosis, and 7 7 0.2 87.6 8 9 0.2 81.3
Percentage of patients who encountered ≥2 non-TB health providers 7 7 0.2 87.6 8 9 0.2 81.3
Percentage of patients with first non-TB health contact following onset of TB symptoms 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.2 87.6
Percentage of patients who wore respirator in public during in infective phrase of disease 7 9 0.2 81.3 7 9 0.2 75.1
Percentage of patients who consistently abstained from spitting 9 9 0.2 93.7 7 7 0.3 81.3
Percentage of patients who covered face when sneezing/cough/speaking loudly 9 9 0.1 100 7 7 0.3 75
TB patient
Domain
Adherence to treatment 9 9 0.0 100 9 9 0.1 100
Healthy lifestyle 9 9 0.2 100 7 7 0.2 68.8
Transmission prevention 9 9 0.1 93.7 7 7 0.2 75
Subdomain         
Adhere to medication 7 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.1 100
Follow-up sputum microscopy 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.1 100
Abstinence from smoking 7 7 0.2 78.3 7 7 0.2 81.3
Abstinence from alcohol drinking 7 9 0.2 87.5 7 7 0.2 75.1
Nutrition improvement 7 9 0.2 93.3 7 7 0.3 73.4
Disposal of sputum 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.2 81.3
Interpersonal contact etiquette 9 9 0.2 93.7 7 7 0.3 68.8
Room ventilation 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.2 98.7
Indicator         
Percentage of patients who adhered to their medication 9 9 0.0 100 9 9 0.1 93.7
Percentage of patients who missed dose of drugs 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.2 93.7
Percentage of patients with interrupted treatment 9 9 0.1 100 9 9 0.2 100
Percentage of patients with default treatment 9 9 0.2 93.3 9 9 0.1 100
Percentage of patients who kept follow-up sputum microscopy 9 9 0.0 100 9 9 0.1 100
Percentage of patients who abstained from smoking 7 7 0.2 78.3 7 7 0.2 81.3
Percentage of patients who abstained from alcohol drinking 7 9 0.2 87.5 7 7 0.2 75.1
Percentage of patients who improved nutrition 7 9 0.2 93.3 7 7 0.3 73.4
Percentage of patients who consistently abstained from spitting 9 9 0.1 100 7 9 0.2 81.3
Percentage of patients with safe method of sputum disposal 9 9 0.2 93.3 9 9 0.2 86.6
Percentage of patients who covered face when sneezing/cough/speaking loudly 9 9 0.1 100 7 9 0.2 75.1
Percentage of patients who wore respirator in public during in infective phrase of disease 9 9 0.2 87.6 7 7 0.3 62.5
Percentage of patients who reduced frequency of presence in public 8 9 0.2 68.8 7 7 0.2 62.6
Percentage of patients who informed contact of TB status 8 9 0.1 100 7 9 0.2 100
Percentage of patients who ventilated their room 9 9 0 100 9 9 0.1 100
  1. Note: CV refers to Coefficient of variation.