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Table 2 Professional profile of participants

From: Outcome of training of maternal and child health workers in Ifo Local Government Area, Ogun State, Nigeria, on common childhood blinding diseases: a pre-test, post-test, one-group quasi-experimental study

  Questionnaire participants Focus group participants
Frequency% Frequency%
Designation
 Nurse 19 31.2 10 47.6
 Community Health Officer 3 4.9 0 0.0
 Community Health Extension worker 39 63.9 11 52.4
 Total 61 100.0 21 100.0
Qualification
 University degree 5 8.2 3 14.3
 Public health nursing certificate 2 3.3 1 4.7
 Registered nurse/midwife certificate 13 21.3 6 28.6
 Community Health officer certificate 26 42.6 6 28.6
 Community Health technician certificate 15 24.6 5 23.8
 Total 61 100.0 21 100.0
Years of experience
 1–4 6 9.8 1 4.8
 5–9 15 24.6 4 19.0
 10–14 19 31.1 8 38.1
 15–19 9 14.8 3 14.3
 ≥20 12 19.7 5 23.8
 Total 61 100.0 21 100.0