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Table 2 Mentored health workers’ perceptions about the impact of clinical mentoring on health facility activities

From: An innovation for improving maternal, newborn and child health (MNCH) service delivery in Jigawa State, northern Nigeria: a qualitative study of stakeholders’ perceptions about clinical mentoring

S/N Health facility activity Perception of level of impact N (%)
1. Teaching during ward rounds Very significant 16 (48.49%)
Significant 11 (33.33%)
Average 4 (12.12%)
Negligible 1 (3.03%)
   Zero 1 (3.03%)
2. One on one teaching of health workers by the mentor in the health facility Very significant 10 (30.30%)
Significant 13 (39.40%)
Average 8 (24.24%)
Negligible 2 (6.06%)
Zero 0 (0.00%)
3. Clinical seminars on relevant maternal and child health care topics/services Very significant 8 (24.24%)
Significant 8 (24.24%)
Average 6 (18.18%)
Negligible 3 (9.10%)
Zero 8 (24.24%)
4. Mortality/death review Very significant 12 (36.36%)
Significant 8 (24.24%)
Average 6 (18.18%)
Negligible 3 (9.10%)
Zero 4 (12.12%)
5. Outpatient clinics Very significant 14 (42.43%)
Significant 10 (30.30%)
Average 7 (21.21%)
Negligible 1 (3.03%)
Zero 1 (3.03%)
6. Assessing individual patient care/management and planning further action e.g. referrals Very significant 17 (51.52%)
Significant 11 (33.33%)
Average 3 (9.10%)
Negligible 1 (3.03%)
Zero 1 (3.03%)
7. Integrated supportive supervision Very significant 11 (33.33%)
Significant 17 (51.52%)
Average 4 (12.12%)
Negligible 0 (0.00%)
Zero 1 (3.03%)
8. Use of standard clinical guidelines/protocols Very significant 11 (33.33%)
Significant 14 (42.43%)
Average 4 (12.12%)
Negligible 2 (6.06%)
Zero 2 (6.06%)