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Table 2 Providers Characteristics

From: Gender discrimination as a barrier to high-quality maternal and newborn health care in Nigeria: findings from a cross-sectional quality of care assessment

  Ebonyi State (n = 72) Kogi State (n = 67) Total
(n = 138)
%
Sex of supervisor Male 44.6 35.2 40.0
Female 55.4 59.3 57.3
Not stated 0.0 5.6 2.7
Sex of health worker Male 31.0 20.9 26.1
Female 69.0 79.1 73.9
Age of health worker 20–29 years 2.9 7.1 4.8
30–39 years 22.9 14.3 19.0
40–49 years 54.3 32.1 44.4
50–59 years 17.1 42.9 28.6
Not Stated 2.9 3.6 3.2
  # of years
Mean age   42.82 45.70 44.10
Mean number of years holding the qualification of this post   15.91 21.93 18.53
Mean number of years working in this facility   7.20 12.41 9.47