Table 1

Description of the demographics of the study sample
Women Men Caretaker during illness Nurses Doctors VHV/ Drug vendors Traditional practitioners Total
TBAa
Focus group discussions (participants) 6 (46) 6 (36) - 8 (29)b - 6 (43)c - - 26 (154)
Individual interviews - - 11 - 6 - 7 11 35

a Village Health Volunteer (VHV) and Traditional Birth Attendant (TBA).

b Nurses were selected from 2 district hospitals and 6 health centers. The names of the districts are kept anonymous since there is only one district hospital in each district and we are presenting data on delays in received care.

c The VHV and TBA represented 22 different villages.

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Alvesson et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013 13:28   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-13-28

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