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Table 3 Baseline coverage and percent scale-up for community level interventions across EAC

From: Effects of scaling up various community-level interventions on child mortality in Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, Uganda and Tanzania: a modeling study

Interventions Baseline coverage, year 2016 Mean baseline coverage across EAC Target scale-up by year 2030 across the five EAC countries
Burundi Kenya Rwanda Uganda Tanzania
Breastfeeding promotiona 80.84 58.71 86.24 61.31 52.11 67.84 99.0
Complementary feedingb 19.3 40.90 30.07 30.24 26.03 29.30 99.0
Vitamin A supplementation 78.0 41.0 96.0 66.0 89.0 74.0 99.0
Hand washing with soap 5.8 49.70 37.60 27.42 51.85 34.47 99.0
Hygienic disposal of children’s stools 73.7 83.07 88.11 76.28 75.24 79.28 99.0
ITN/IRS 46.8 62.50 82.93 80.83 72.06 69.02 99.0
Zinc for treatment of diarrhea 15.0 8.12 0.2 40.26 17.45 16.20 99.0
ORS 37.6 53.81 27.45 46.71 44.75 42.06 99.0
Oral antibiotics for the treatment of pneumonia 58.5 65.74 53.94 71.27 55.44 60.97 99.0
Treatment for moderate malnutrition (MAM) 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 99.0
  1. aExcluding breastfeeding; bSupplementary feeding and education; CLIs community-level interventions, EAC East African Community, ORS oral rehydration solution, ITN/IRS insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs) and indoor residual spraying (IRS)