GHS/NHRC/UNICEF/Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

LQAS HOUSEHOLD SURVEY
Evaluation of the High Impact Rapid

Delivery (HIRD) Interventions In the Three Northern Regions of Ghana
6 February, 2013

LOT QUALITY ASSURANCE SAMPLING .

District: JIRAPA DUORI 70% Children U5 sleeping under LLIN Priority SA HAIN & SABULI JIRAPA URBAN TUGGO AND YAGHA ULLO Non Priority SA .

Alpha and Beta Errors are > 10% Alpha and Beta Errors are > 15% .Indicates that LQAS should not be used since coverage is too low for LQAS to detect.LQAS Table: Decision Rules for Sample Sizes of 12-30 and Annual Target/Average Coverage of 10% to 95% Annual Target/Average Coverage Sample Sizes 10% 15% 20% 25% 30% 35% 40% 45% 50% 55% 60% 65% 70% 75% 80% 85% 90% 95% 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 4 4 4 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 5 5 5 6 6 6 7 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 10 11 5 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 10 11 11 12 12 12 6 6 7 7 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 12 13 13 13 14 7 7 8 8 9 9 10 10 11 11 12 12 13 13 14 14 15 15 16 7 8 8 9 9 10 11 11 12 12 13 13 14 14 15 15 16 17 17 8 8 9 10 10 11 11 12 13 13 14 14 15 16 16 17 18 18 19 8 9 10 10 11 12 12 13 14 14 15 16 16 17 18 18 19 20 20 9 10 11 11 12 13 13 14 15 16 16 17 18 18 19 20 21 21 22 10 11 11 12 13 14 14 15 16 17 18 18 19 20 21 21 22 23 24 11 11 12 13 14 15 16 16 17 18 19 20 21 21 22 23 24 25 26 For all coverage benchmarks (except where noted) LQAS is at least 92% sensitive and specific N/A = Not Applicable -.

LQAS for Two Purposes? Decision making: aids district authorities refine program strategies. Reporting: aids DHMT members to prepare reports based on evidence. . and guide allocation of resources at district and sub-district level.

diarrhea and malaria prevalence Care giver knowledge of danger signs in children U5 ANC. and complementary feeding Childhood Immunization Child Vitamin A Malaria knowledge Ownership and use of LLINs IRS Health insurance CBA/CHO services . EBF.INDICATOR CATEGORIES Pneumonia. diarrhea and malaria case management Pneumonia. delivery and postnatal care TT injection IPT Iron and folic acid Early Initiation of breastfeeding.

Target Groups Mothers of children 0-5 months Mothers of children 12-23 months Mothers of children under 0-59 months Mothers of children 0-59 months with fever in the last two weeks Mothers of children 0-59 months with diarrhea in the last two weeks Mothers of children 0-59 months with symptoms of pneumonia in the last two weeks .

19 respondents from each target group were interviewed in each SA.SAMPLING Each district was divided into 5 SAs covering the total number of sub-districts. . 19 interview locations were selected for each SA using PPS.

PRELIMINARY FINDINGS .

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