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Table 1 Characteristics of the study participants

From: Large-scale implementation of electronic Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (eIMCI) at the primary care level in Burkina Faso: a qualitative study on health worker perception of its medical content, usability and impact on antibiotic prescription and resistance

Characteristic Number of HW N(%)
N = 21
Sex (Female) 13 (62)
Age
 - 30–39 years 14 (67)
 - 40–49 years 6 (29)
 - 50–59 years 1 (5)
Professionsa
 - Health officer (HO) 6 (29)
 - Birth attendant (BA) 7 (33)
 - Midwife (MW) 1 (5)
 - Licensed nurse (LN) 1 (5)
 - Registered nurse (RN) 6 (29)
IMCI and/or REC training
 - None 2 (10)
 - REC 2 days 2 (10)
 - IMCI 6 days + REC 2 days 6 (29)
 - IMCI 11 days + REC 2 days 9 (43)
 - Missing data 2 (10)
Electronic knowledge 21 (100.0)
 - Personal use of smartphone 14 (67)
 - Tablets 0 (0.0)
 - Computer 1 (5)
 - None 1 (5)
 - Missing data 5 (24)
Duration of REC use
 - Since 2010 1 (5)
 - Since 2013 1 (5)
 - Since 2014 4 (19)
 - Since 2015 8 (38)
 - Since 2016 1 (5)
 - Missing data 6 (29)
  1. aNumber of years of education required for these professions (in addition to the 6 years of primary school):
  2. Health officer (HO): 2 years of training on primary health care
  3. Birth attendant (BA): 2 years of training on maternal health
  4. Midwife: 4 years of secondary school and 2 years of training on curative care
  5. Licensed practical nurse (LN): 4 years of secondary school and 3 years of training on maternal health
  6. Registered nurse (RN): 4 years of secondary school and 3 years of training on curative care