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Table 2 Background characteristics of providers surveyed from health facilities

From: Provider imposed restrictions to clients’ access to family planning in urban Uttar Pradesh, India: a mixed methods study

Characteristic Provider type  
  Doctors Ayush doctors Nurses Midwives Traditional birth attendants Other* Total
  n = 598 n = 260 n = 441 n = 95 n = 172 n = 186 n = 1752
Facility type provider working in       
  High volume public 8.4 1.2 7.3 15.8 11.1 13.4 8.2
  High volume private 25.8 4.6 29.9 16.8 40.7 11.3 23.1
  Public 5.9 3.5 6.6 53.7 21.5 54.3 15.0
  Private 60.0 90.8 56.2 13.7 26.7 21.0 53.7
Number of years at facility        
  Less than one year 5.2 3.5 13.8 11.6 5.8 8.1 7.8
  1-2 years 9.5 10.4 20.6 25.3 22.7 18.3 15.5
  3-5 years 17.6 15.8 29.3 16.8 23.3 22.0 21.2
  6-9 years 18.2 17.3 13.2 13.7 19.8 15.1 16.4
  10-19 years 28.6 29.2 15.2 14.7 18.0 21.0 22.7
  20+ years 20.4 23.9 7.5 16.8 9.9 14.0 15.8
  Don’t remember/missing 0.5 0.0 0.5 1.1 0.6 1.6 0.6
Sex of respondent        
  Male 48.0 90.4 12.5 2.1 1.7 33.9 36.8
  Female 52.0 9.6 87.5 97.9 98.3 66.1 63.2
Received any in-service training on FP       
  Yes 23.9 25.4 14.3 48.4 4.7 52.7 24.2
  No 76.1 74.6 85.7 51.6 95.4 47.3 75.8
Received any in-service training on FP in the last year n = 143 n = 66 n = 63 n = 46 n = 8 n = 98 n = 424
  Yes 15.4 24.2 25.4 17.4 0.0 13.3 17.7
  No 72.7 68.2 66.7 78.3 75.0 74.5 72.2
  Don’t remember/missing 11.9 7.6 7.9 4.4 25.0 12.2 10.1
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
  1. *Other includes health educators, social workers, lady health volunteers and administrators.