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Table 1 Final composition of the informants' sample

From: Barriers of access to care in a managed competition model: lessons from Colombia

Category of key actors   Urban area Rural area
   Subsidized network Contributory network Subsidized network Contributory network
Healthcare users Insured 12 6 9 8
  Uninsured 6 0(*) 6 0(*)
Healthcare professionals Firs level of care 10 4 7 7
  Secondary and tertiary level of care 11 4 4 4
Administrative personnel Providers 4 1 4 3
  Insurers 6 2 0(**) 0(***)
Managers Providers 6 4 4 4
  Insurers 6 3 0(**) 1
Total 61 24 34 27
  1. (*) The network only provides care to insured healthcare users
  2. (**) The Subsidized Regime Insurer (EPS'S), the only one in the area, refused to participate in the study
  3. (***) The contacts of this category refused to participate due to problems with their agendas