Table 5: Importance Index calculated for sample items.

Item nameF1Criticality levelF2Cost levelF3Performance levelImportance Index (II)

Syringe 5 ml0.7501013.5
Crepe bandage 6010.65013
Cannula 200.7501013.5
Umbilical cotton tape0.750.650.559
Latex gloves0.75010.556
N/S 500 ml IV fluid19010.5511.5
Surgical blade 100.75010.556
Gauze swap 4 × 40101199
Seroquel 300 mg tablet190.651921
Intraaortic balloon19191927