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Table 3 Standard coordinates of tracer items on the first 14 factorial axes (medical centres) derived from the SARA survey in 2014 in Burkina Faso.

From: Constructing a malaria-related health service readiness index and assessing its association with child malaria mortality: an analysis of the Burkina Faso 2014 SARA data

Tracers Category Frequency, n(%) Factorial axes*
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Privacy room No 31 (27.7) −0.281a −1.196 0.358 −2.537 1.257 −1.370 −0.195 0.746 0.171 −5.265 −3.066 1.560 0.252 1.213
Yes 81 (72.3) 0.107 0.458 −0.137 0.971 −0.481 0.524 0.075 −0.285 − 0.065 2.015 1.173 −0.597 −0.097 − 0.464
Emergency transportation No 6 (5.4) 0.063 −3.332 −2.716 4.195 0.012 −7.946 4.844 −11.193 −0.109 − 1.787 1.657 3.354 −2.609 2.616
Yes 106 (94.6) −0.004 0.189 0.154 −0.237 −0.001 0.450 −0.274 0.634 0.006 0.101 −0.094 −0.190 0.148 −0.148
Light power No 20 (17.9) −0.925 −3.350b 0.885 0.805 0.298 2.439 −4.057 −1.751 −0.649 −3.378 2.240 −4.542 −0.070 − 0.001
Yes 92 (82.1) 0.201 0.728 −0.192 −0.175 − 0.065 −0.530 0.882 0.381 0.141 0.734 −0.487 0.987 0.015 0.000
Safe final disposal of sharps No 27 (24.1) 1.254 −0.656 −4.856 −2.973 − 0.352 0.664 − 0.421 − 0.995 1.152 − 0.588 2.051 − 0.445 − 0.888 − 0.100
Yes 85 (75.9) −0.398 0.208 1.542 0.944 0.112 −0.211 0.134 0.316 −0.366 0.187 −0.652 0.142 0.282 0.032
Safe final disposal of infectious wastes No 30 (26.8) 0.859 −0.684 −4.958 −2.727 0.017 0.163 −1.408 − 0.591 1.160 0.798 −0.069 0.185 −0.102 − 0.391
Yes 82 (73.2) −0.314 0.250 1.814 0.998 −0.006 −0.060 0.515 0.216 −0.424 −0.292 0.025 −0.068 0.037 0.143
Appropriate storage of infectious waste No 9 (8.0) 1.198 −2.643 0.035 1.036 −1.691 −9.057 − 1.236 − 0.570 − 1.376 2.107 5.636 −5.990 3.825 3.190
Yes 103 (92.0) −0.105 0.231 − 0.003 − 0.091 0.148 0.791 0.108 0.050 0.120 −0.184 −0.492 0.523 −0.334 − 0.279
Latex gloves No 12 (10.1) −0.252 −3.347 0.867 0.983 −4.095 −0.858 −6.782 3.797 −3.464 0.525 2.358 0.705 −3.537 −1.541
Yes 100 (89.9) 0.030 0.402 −0.104 − 0.118 0.491 0.103 0.814 −0.456 0.416 −0.063 −0.283 − 0.085 0.424 0.185
Guidelines for standard precautions No 14 (22.5) −3.610 0.980 −1.949 −1.532 − 1.850 − 1.734 4.077 1.023 −2.052 − 3.909 − 0.936 − 3.326 − 1.546 1.195
Yes 98 (87.5) 0.516 −0.140 0.278 0.219 0.264 0.248 −0.582 − 0.146 0.293 0.558 0.134 0.475 0.221 −0.171
Haemoglobin test No 40 (35.7) −1.086 −1.396 −0.563 0.630 −2.200 0.331 0.568 −0.251 − 2.686 1.100 − 0.855 1.830 −3.237 0.473
Yes 72 (64.3) 0.603 0.775 0.313 −0.350 1.222 −0.184 − 0.316 0.139 1.492 −0.611 0.475 −1.017 1.798 −0.263
Glucose dipstick No 8 (7.1) −2.850 0.482 −4.354 0.289 −6.397 2.569 3.601 4.457 −1.015 −5.601 0.354 −5.051 −0.402 − 0.182
Yes 104 (92.9) 0.219 −0.037 0.335 −0.022 0.492 − 0.198 − 0.277 − 0.343 0.078 0.431 − 0.027 0.389 0.031 0.014
Amlopdipin No 87 (77.7) −0.329 − 0.723 0.354 − 0.378 − 0.280 − 0.416 − 0.848 0.125 1.106 0.339 − 0.459 0.036 0.424 0.184
Yes 25 (22.3) 1.144 2.515 −1.231 1.315 0.974 1.448 2.953 −0.436 − 3.848 −1.180 1.597 −0.125 − 1.477 −0.640
Aspirin No 18 (16.1) −3.484 3.093 −0.109 − 0.623 1.267 −1.229 0.818 2.121 −2.599 1.476 0.217 − 2.705 1.985 1.667
Yes 94 (83.9) 0.667 −0.592 0.021 0.119 −0.243 0.235 −0.157 − 0.406 0.498 − 0.283 − 0.042 0.518 − 0.380 − 0.319
Beclomethasone inhaler No 98 (87.5) −0.205 −0.683 0.214 −0.707 − 0.065 − 0.013 0.293 − 0.313 − 0.362 0.313 0.484 0.025 0.342 −0.079
Yes 14 (12.5) 1.435 4.781 −1.495 4.948 0.452 0.094 −2.052 2.190 2.536 − 2.189 −3.386 −0.177 − 2.394 0.555
Beta-blockers No 92 (82.1) −0.433 − 0.793 0.614 −0.473 − 0.185 0.294 0.561 − 0.134 0.132 −0.074 0.098 0.032 0.439 0.587
Yes 20 (17.9) 1.990 3.648 −2.824 2.176 0.849 −1.355 −2.581 0.616 −0.609 0.339 − 0.450 − 0.145 − 2.021 − 2.701
Ceftriaxone No 9 (8.0) −6.392 1.090 0.991 −0.869 3.199 −1.868 −2.313 −2.918 2.354 −0.844 3.647 1.036 −6.562 −1.918
Yes 103 (92.0) 0.558 −0.095 − 0.087 0.076 − 0.280 0.163 0.202 0.255 −0.206 0.074 −0.319 − 0.090 0.573 0.168
Gentamicin No 11 (9.8) −4.331 −1.279 −2.234 4.478 2.838 2.256 −0.629 − 0.754 1.864 1.838 −1.003 −2.284 −0.105 6.498
Yes 101 (90.2) 0.472 0.139 0.243 −0.488 − 0.309 − 0.246 0.069 0.082 − 0.203 − 0.200 0.109 0.249 0.011 −0.708
Glibenclamide No 73 (65.2) −0.724 −0.211 − 0.581 0.607 0.655 0.053 −0.176 −0.305 −1.378 − 0.786 0.346 0.540 1.845 −1.922
Yes 39 (34.8) 1.356 0.395 1.088 −1.137 − 1.225 − 0.099 0.329 0.571 2.580 1.471 −0.648 −1.011 −3.453 3.598
Insulin injectable No 104 (92.9) −0.123 −0.424 0.222 −0.186 − 0.106 −0.147 0.493 0.038 0.378 0.233 −0.339 − 0.364 − 0.207 −0.641
Yes 8 (7.1) 1.596 5.512 −2.880 2.420 1.375 1.909 −6.404 −0.489 −4.911 −3.035 4.404 4.737 2.688 8.330
Magnesium No 34 (30.4) −2.083 − 2.028 −0.340 1.431 0.424 0.597 −1.968 0.063 0.339 −0.313 −2.323 0.905 0.300 −0.988
Yes 78 (69.6) 0.908 0.884 0.148 −0.624 − 0.185 − 0.260 0.858 −0.028 − 0.148 0.136 1.013 −0.395 − 0.131 0.431
Oxytocin No 14 (12.5) −3.089 −0.951 −3.370 5.102 −0.779 2.837 1.260 −2.386 2.970 1.110 −1.926 − 2.982 0.951 −0.272
Yes 98 (87.5) 0.441 0.136 0.481 −0.729 0.111 −0.405 − 0.180 0.341 − 0.424 − 0.159 0.275 0.426 − 0.136 0.039
Salbutamol No 26 (23.2) −3.000 − 0.517 −1.091 −1.330 −0.915 − 0.662 − 0.223 1.480 −2.038 1.850 − 0.362 1.727 0.879 1.003
Yes 86 (76.8) 0.907 0.156 0.330 0.402 0.277 0.200 0.067 −0.448 0.616 − 0.559 0.109 − 0.522 − 0.266 − 0.303
Zinc No 35 (31.3) −2.157 0.502 −0.495 −0.975 0.011 2.273 0.503 −0.816 1.147 0.610 1.572 2.790 1.487 0.844
Yes 77 (68.8) 0.980 −0.228 0.225 0.443 −0.005 −1.033 − 0.229 0.371 −0.522 − 0.277 − 0.715 − 1.268 − 0.676 − 0.383
ITNs No 83 (74.1) −0.220 0.045 −0.747 − 0.247 0.762 −1.081 −0.434 − 0.005 − 0.520 0.795 − 1.332 − 0.377 0.161 − 0.081
Yes 29 (25.9) 0.628 −0.128 2.139 0.708 −2.180 3.093 1.242 0.015 1.487 −2.276 3.811 1.079 −0.461 0.231
Staff trained in malaria diagnosis and treatment No 33 (29.5) −1.091 1.604 −0.341 − 0.226 −3.506 − 0.728 − 1.149 1.928 2.217 − 0.102 0.246 0.246 1.343 −0.185
Yes 79 (70 5) 0.456 −0.670 0.143 0.094 1.465 0.304 0.480 − 0.806 −0.926 0.043 − 0.103 − 0.103 − 0.561 0.077
Staff trained in intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy (IPTp) No 38 (33.9) −0.158 −0.459 − 0.829 2.575 −1.426 −2.856 0.619 0.713 1.757 −1.492 1.060 2.415 0.922 0.162
Yes 74 (66.1) 0.081 0.236 0.426 −1.322 0.732 1.467 −0.318 −0.366 − 0.902 0.766 − 0.544 −1.240 − 0.474 − 0.083
First line treatment of malaria No 13 (11.6) −4.606 2.906 0.766 −1.353 0.142 −1.435 0.786 0.550 2.369 1.904 2.504 0.379 −0.856 −4.781
Yes 99 (88.4) 0.605 −0.382 − 0.101 0.178 − 0.019 0.188 − 0.103 − 0.072 −0.311 − 0.250 −0.329 − 0.050 0.112 0.628
IPTp drug No 50 (44.6) −5.589 3.721 1.822 −2.447 5.322 −2.872 − 2.985 0.352 1.426 −2.683 3.527 −0.455 −4.909 2.079
Yes 62 (55.4) 0.430 −0.286 − 0.140 0.188 − 0.409 0.221 0.230 −0.027 − 0.110 0.206 −0.271 0.035 0.378 −0.160
Carbamazepine No 84 (75.0) −0.144 0.764 0.367 −0.450 −1.050 0.110 −0.594 −1.146 −0.364 0.136 −0.686 0.030 0.566 0.637
Yes 28 (25.0) 0.432 −2.292 −1.101 1.349 3.149 −0.331 1.782 3.438 1.093 −0.408 2.057 −0.091 −1.698 −1.911
Haloperidol No 85 (75.9) −0.183 0.825 0.330 −0.199 − 0.894 − 0.172 − 0.410 −1.475 − 0.025 −0.361 − 0.402 − 0.354 − 0.078 − 0.660
Yes 27 (24.1) 0.577 −2.599 −1.039 0.627 2.815 0.541 1.292 4.644 0.079 1.136 1.266 1.116 0.244 2.078
Inertia explained by the factorial axis (%) 14.5 8.9 6.7 6.1 5.9 5.3 4.7 4.4 4.0 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.0 2.9
  1. *First 14 factorial axes to build the composite readiness score as there is no information gain beyond axis 14
  2. aFour tracers consistent with the FAOC-G in negative direction (not bold) and 25 consistent in positive direction (bold)
  3. bHighlighted in bold and italic are the weights of tracers from factorial axes selected to build the composite readiness score