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Table 1 Study area and background characteristics of interviewees

From: Antibiotic use, resistance development and environmental factors: a qualitative study among healthcare professionals in Orissa, India

Interviewees Study area - Orissa, India
  Rural districts Urban districts
  Malkangiri Koraput Cuttack Khurda
Registered allopathic doctors (M)
Sex (female (f) or male (m))
Age (experience) in years
Qualification
1
f
31 (3)
MD
2
m
29 (3)
MBBS
3
f
27 (2)
MBBS
4
m
47 (21)
MS
5
m
65 (41)
MD
6
m
72 (40)
MS
7
m
53 (28)
MS
8
m
51 (28)
MD
Veterinarians (V)
Sex (female (f) or male (m))
Age (experience) in years
Qualification
1
m
54 (30)
MVSc
2
m
30 (5)
BVSc
3
m
71 (37)
BVSc
4
m
50 (27)
MVSc
5
m
50 (30)
MVSc
6
m
38 (10)
MVSc
7
m
55 (32)
MVSc
8
m
48 (25)
BVSc
Drug dispensers (D)
Sex (female (f) or male (m))
Age (experience) in years
Qualification
1
m
34 (8)
B.Pharm.
2
m
29 (4)
Dip.Pharm
3
m
50 (34)
B.Pharm.
4
m
39 (12)
Dip.Pharm
5
m
44 (17)
B.Pharm.
6
m
27 (5)
B.Pharm.
7
m
34 (10)
Dip.Pharm
8
m
35 (7)
B.Pharm.
  1. M-Registered allopathic doctors, V-Veterinarians and D-Drug dispensers, MBBS-Bachelor in Medicine and Bachelor in Surgery,
  2. MD-Master in Medicine, MS-Master in Surgery, MVSc-Master of Veterinary Science, BVSc-Bachelor of Veterinary Science,
  3. B. Pharm.-Bachelor of Pharmacy, Dip. Pharm.- Diploma of Pharmacy