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Table 1 The stakeholders participated in the study

From: Perceptions of the healthcare providers regarding acceptability and conduct of minimal invasive tissue sampling (MITS) to identify the cause of death in under-five deaths and stillbirths in North India: a qualitative study

Sl Stakeholder category Number
1 Profession
1.1 Doctors, n 10
- Pediatrics (Junior resident, Senior resident and Faculty, 1 each) 3
- Neonatology (Junior resident, Senior resident and Faculty, 1 each) 3
- Obstetrics (Junior resident, Senior resident and Faculty, 1 each) 3
- Forensic medicine (Faculty) 1
1.2 Nurses, n 9
- Pediatrics (from different wards) 3
- Neonatology 3
- Obstetrics (labour rooms and postnatal ward) 3
1.3 Support staffs, n 7
- Pediatrics (from different wards) 2
- Neonatology 2
- Obstetrics (labour rooms and postnatal ward) 2
- Mortuary 1
2 Gender, n 26
- Female 19
- Male 7
3 Age group, median (range) in years
-  Faculty members 47 (45–52)
-  Resident doctors 28 (26–29)
-  Nurses 45 (37–52)
-  Support staffs 42 (34–48)
4 Service tenure, median (range) in years
-  Faculty members 15 (13–20)
-  Residents 3 (2–5)
-  Nurses 16 (13–22)
-  Support staffs 15 (12–18)