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Table 1 Characteristics of selected kebele sites

From: A qualitative exploration of care-seeking pathways for sick children in the rural Oromia region of Ethiopia

  Woreda Utilizationa Distance to referral facility (in km) Catchment size (in square km) Number of functional HEWs
Jimma
 Site 1 Goma Low 23 16 1
 Site 2 Omo Nada Medium 8 9 2
 Site 3 Shebe Seneba Medium 31 20 2
 Site 4 Kersa High 10 8 3
West Hararghe
 Site 5 Oda Bultum Low 5 10 1
 Site 6 Gemechis Medium 3 17 2
 Site 7 Boke Medium 25 42 1
 Site 8 Boke High 13 21 1
  1. Source: Miller N. Integrated Community Case Management of Childhood Illness in Ethiopia: Implementation Strength and Quality of Care. Dissertation Report. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University; 2013
  2. aLow: 0–10 sick child consultations/month; medium: 10–40; high: >40