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Table 3 Characteristics of respondents and the facilities in which they worked as self-reported by respondents (N = 1555)a

From: Factors influencing awareness of healthcare providers on maternal sepsis: a mixed-methods approach

Characteristic N %
Respondent characteristics
 Age (N=1398)
  <31 401 28.7
  31–40 460 32.9
  >40 537 38.4
 Gender (N=1404)
  Male 345 24.6
  Female 1059 75.4
 Qualification (N=1402)
  Nurse/auxiliary nurse 245 17.5
  Midwife 264 18.8
  Physician 724 51.6
  Resident 169 12.1
 Years of experience (N=1327)
  <10 613 46.2
  10–20 425 32.0
  >20 289 21.8
 Regionb (N= 1425)
  Africa (14 countries) 259 18.2
  Asia (8 countries) 191 13.4
  Eastern Mediterranean (5 countries) 246 17.3
  Europe (11 countries) 238 16.7
  Latin America (11 countries) 491 34.5
Facility characteristicsc
 Location (N=1384)
  Urban 1288 93.1
  Rural 96 6.9
 Management (N=1391)
  Public 1150 82.7
  Private/NGO/other 241 17.3
  1. aBecause respondents were allowed to leave questions unanswered, N for each question varied
  2. bFor each of the regions, the following countries are included: AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and Zimbabwe
  3. ASIA: India, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Viet Nam
  4. EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN: Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Pakistan, and Sudan
  5. EUROPE: Denmark, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Tajikistan, and United Kingdom
  6. LATIN AMERICA: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, and Uruguay
  7. cOut of the 632 facilities participating in GLOSS, 80% were in urban settings and 20% in non-urban areas; and 69% were public and 31% private/NGO/other. Description of the selection of participating facilities can be found elsewhere [3]