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Table 3 OTP Outcome indicators – comparison with mid-term evaluationa

From: Evaluation of outpatient therapeutic programme for management of severe acute malnutrition in three districts of the eastern province, Zambia

  Total Recovered
(Discharged cured)
Defaulted Death/Case fatalityb
  N n (%) n (%) n (%)
Present study (Overall) 390 312 (80.0) 67 (17.2) 11 (2.8)
Marasmus 152 114 (75.0) 25 (16.4) 3 (2.0)
Kwashiorkor 238 181 (76.1) 42 (17.6) 8 (3.4)
Mid-term Evaluation in 2008 (Overall)c,d - 73.2 % 18.0 % 7.3 %
  1. aComparison is made with mid-term evaluation conducted in 2008
  2. Proportions are specified by row percentages
  3. bFor the period considered for evaluation
  4. cBinns and Mutuma, 2008. dProportions stated are the combined values for both marasmus and kwashiorkor