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Table 2 Study participants and data collection methods

From: Strengthening close to community provision of maternal health services in fragile settings: an exploration of the changing roles of TBAs in Sierra Leone and Somaliland

Participants Somaliland Sierra Leone Data collection method used
Users of service Recently delivered women: Abi Eden: 6 Iftin: 8 Mohammed Moge: 8 Saxaardid: 6 Sheik Noor: 6 Pregnant/recently delivered women: Kamawonie: 7 Fintonia: 8 Focus group discussion: 10 in Somaliland 2 in Sierra Leone
TBAs trained as maternal health providers (referred to as trained TBAs) Abi Eden: 6 Iftin: 8 Mohammed Moge: 6 Saxaardid: 6 Sheik Noor: 6 Kamawonie PHU: 4 Fintonia PHU: 3 Focus group discussion (Somaliland) In-depth interview (Sierra Leone)
Health workers in health care facilities 1 health worker from each of the 5 health facilities 1 each from Kamawonie and Fintonia Key informant interview (Somaliland) In-depth interview (Sierra Leone)
Health care managers 1 MoH staff & 1 Staff of the regional health office 2 MoH staff Key informant interview (Somaliland) In-depth interview (Sierra Leone)
HPA Staff 1 2 Key informant interview (Somaliland) In-depth interview (Sierra Leone)
Village chiefs Nil 1 each from Kamawonie and Fintonia Key informant interview
Total participants 74 30 -
  1. Checklists that guided the in-depth interviews and focus group discussions