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Table 5 Characteristics of interviewed antenatal care providers (N=65)

From: Program synergies and social relations: implications of integrating HIV testing and counselling into maternal health care on care seeking

Age, in years (mean/median/range) 39.2/37.9/13 – 60
Female 78.5%
Marital status  
Married/Co-habitating 49.2%
Single 38.5%
Widowed/divorced/ separated 10.8%
Designation  
Assistant medical officer, 5 years of clinical training 1.5%
Clinical officer, 3 years of clinical training 6.2%
Assistant clinical officer, 3 years of clinical training 1.5%
Registered nurse, 4 years of nursing training 15.4%
Enrolled nurse, 3 years of nursing training 55.4%
Medical assistant, Secondary school 15.4%
Health assistant, Secondary school 3.1%
Other (“afisa muuguzi msaidizi,” assistant nursing officer) 1.5%
Received in-service training  
On HIV/AIDS 58.5%
On Focused ANC 31.3%
Years as health worker (mean/median/range) 14.1/11.0/0 – 39
Years employed at this health center (mean/ median/ range) 6.4/3.5/0 – 29
Number of previous postings (mean/median/range) 1.6/1.0/0 – 7