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Table 1 Final composition of informant sample by country

From: Can care coordination across levels be improved through the implementation of participatory action research interventions? Outcomes and conditions for sustaining changes in five Latin American countries

Type of informant Brazil Chile Colombia Mexico Uruguay
FGN(n) II(n) Total FGN(n) II(n) Total FGN(n) II(n) Total FGN(n) II(n) Total FGN(n) II(n) Total
Local steering committee   10 10 1 (10) 10 3 3 1 (4) 4   3 3
Inter-level professional platform/working groups   3 (13)a,b,c   13 6a 6 1 (6)a,d   6   3 a,c 3
Middle managers/directors of network    1 (3) 5 8 1 (3) a,b,c 3 6 3 3   1 1
Health professionals (Level I/II/III) 1 (9)a   9 8 a,b,c 8 2 (24) a,b,c   24 1a 1 1 (3) a 8 a,b,c 11
Other professionals/ administrative personnel    2 2   1 1     2 2
Total 1 (9) 10 19 5 (26) 15 41 3 (27) 13 40 2 (10) 4 14 1 (3) 17 20
  1. FG Focus group, II Individual interview, N number of FGs, n number of participants, Total total number of participants
  2. adoctors; bnurses; cother health professionals. dFocus group made up of 4 LSC and 2 PP members