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Table 1 Characteristics of focus group discussion participants

From: Challenges and opportunities in the continuity of care for hypertension: a mixed-methods study embedded in a primary health care intervention in Tajikistan

Participant TypeOblastCQI site typeNumber of participantsType of PHCLocation
Adult males in hypertension careKhatlonIntervention11RHCBalkhi
KhatlonControl7RHCJaihun
SogdIntervention12RHCJabbor Rasulov
SogdControl11RHCKanibadam
Total 41  
Adult non-pregnant females in hypertension careKhatlonIntervention11RHCBalkhi
KhatlonControl12RHCJaihun
SogdIntervention12RHCJabbor Rasulov
SogdControl12RHCKanibadam
Total 47  
Pregnant women in hypertension careKhatlonIntervention12DHCBalkhi
KhatlonControl12DHCJaihun
SogdIntervention12DHCJabbor Rasulov
SogdControl12DHCKanibadam
Total 48  
Health care providersKhatlonIntervention12 Balkhi
KhatlonControl12 Jaihun
SogdIntervention12 Jabbor Rasulov
SogdControl12 Kanibadam
Total 48  
Heads of Oblast health departmentsKhatlon 12 Bokhtar
Sogd 12 Khujand
Total 24  
  1. RHC Rural Health Centre, DHC District Health Centre