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Table 1 Health facility, pharmacist, and PMV family planning providers’ background characteristics, Nigeria 2010

From: Contraceptive service provider imposed restrictions to contraceptive access in urban Nigeria

  Health facility providers (n = 1,479) Pharmacists (n = 415) PMVs (n = 483)
Employee type % % %
 Doctor 5.8*** 0.0 1.0
 Nurse/Midwife 59.9 1.0 11.6
 CHEW 32.3 0.2 9.3
 Pharmacist 0.0 33.7 1.9
 Other Employee 1.8 65.1 76.0
 Missing 0.2 0.0 0.2
Sex
 Female 88.8*** 46.0 37.3
 Male 11.2 51.1 55.9
 Missing 0.0 2.9 6.8
 Age (mean) 37.0 m m
Religion
 Christian 68.9 m m
 Islam/Other 31.1 m m
City
 Abuja 12.8*** 23.1 18.2
 Benin City 15.9 19.5 19.5
 Ibadan 16.2 22.2 17.2
 Ilorin 18.5 11.6 13.7
 Kaduna 24.3 18.8 16.4
 Zaria 12.3 4.8 15.1
Any FP Training Experience
 No 59.5 58.3 54.9
 Yes 40.5 41.7 45.1
  1. m Data are not available
  2. *p ≤ 0.05; **p ≤0.01; ***p ≤ 0.001; Chi Square tests of the association between demographic and provider type