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Table 4 Performance indicators of OTP and sphere standard references in Afar Regional State, Ethiopia, 2017

From: Factors associated with child survival in children admitted to outpatient therapeutic program at public health institutions in Afar Regional State, Ethiopia: a prospective cohort study

Performance indicatorsFrequencies of indicatorsSphere standards
Acceptable (%)Alarming (%)
Recovery rate83.2> 75< 50
Death rate2.8< 10> 15
Default rate6.3< 15< 25
Average weight gain10.5 g/kg/days≥ 8 g/kg/days< 8 g/kg/days
Length of stay6.3 weeks< 4 weeks> 6 weeks