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Table 2 Characteristics of providers sampled for observation (unweighted N = 275)

From: Health care provider time in public primary care facilities in Lima, Peru: a cross-sectional time motion study

  Not found Refused/with-drew consent Consented and observed Total
(n1 = 55) n2 = 46) (n3 = 174) (n = 275)
  Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Age (years) 45.7 (9.4) 51.0 (9.7) 44.9 (10.5) 46.1 (10.4)
Years worked in health center 9.7 (8.7) 14.3 (10.0) 12.2 (10.3) 12.1 (10.0)
  n (col. %) n (col. %) n (col. %) n (col. %)
Facility tier
 I-3 34 (62%) 25 (54%) 116 (67%) 175 (64%)
 I-4 21 (38%) 21 (46%) 58 (33%) 100 (36%)
Provider type
 Doctor 19 (35%) 17 (37%) 59 (34%) 95 (35%)
 Nurse 20 (36%) 14 (30%) 58 (33%) 92 (33%)
 Midwife 16 (29%) 15 (33%) 57 (33%) 88 (32%)
Gender
 Male 10 (19%) 10 (22%) 29 (17%) 49 (18%)
 Female 44 (81%) 36 (78%) 139 (83%) 219 (82%)
Type of contract
 Fixed term 8 (15%) 5 (11%) 30 (18%) 43 (16%)
 Permanent 41 (76%) 40 (87%) 111 (65%) 192 (71%)
 Short term 5 (9%) 1 (2%) 29 (17%) 35 (13%)