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Table 3 Summary of index performance across validation domainsa

From: Measuring the quality of maternal and care processes at the time of delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: development and validation of a short index

  Comprehensive index Delivery-only index
Kenya
 Dimension representation 1 0
 Association with overall QoC 1 0
 Discrimination of good/poor performance 1 0
 Item association with overall QoC 1 1
 Item performance range 1 1
 Variability and distribution of index score 1 0
Total 6 2
Madagascar
 Dimension representation 1 0
 Association with overall QoC 1 0
 Discrimination of good/poor performance 1 0
 Item association with overall QoC 0 1
 Item performance range 1 0
 Variability and distribution of index score 1 1
Total 5 2
Tanzania R1 (incl. Zanzibar)
 Dimension representation 1 0
 Association with overall QoC 1 0
 Discrimination of good/poor performance 1 0
 Item association with overall QoC 0 1
 Item performance range 1 0
 Variability and distribution of index score 0 1
Total 4 2
Tanzania R2
 Dimension representation 1 0
 Association with overall QoC 1 0
 Discrimination of good/poor performance 1 0
 Item association with overall QoC 0 1
 Item performance range 0 1
 Variability and distribution of index score 0 1
Total 3 3
Total across countries 18 9
  1. aEach index received 1 point if it was the better performing on the measures of a particular domain; ties were acceptable