Skip to main content

Table 1 Number of participants in brainstorming, sorting, rating, and interpretation activities

From: Using concept mapping to explore why patients become lost to follow up from an antiretroviral therapy program in the Zomba District of Malawi

Groups # Participants
Task Participant type Urban area Rural area (Pirimiti, Mayaka, Chingale) Total
Brainstorming Patients 18 23 (including n=9 LTFU) 41
Providers 29 20 49
Sorting Patients 11 9 (including n = 1 LTFU) 20
Providers 14 12 26
Rating Patients 14 20 (including n = 2 LTFU) 34
Providers 17 18 35
Interpretation Patients   20 patients (including n = 1 LTFU) 20
Providers   15 15
  1. Note: Provider participants included ART providers, Zomba District Health Office Management Team, and Health Surveillance Assistants; LTFU = patient lost to follow-up.