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Table 3 Sample Characterization

From: Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses implementation-related factors at 18 Colombian cities

  Pediatrician (n = 30) General Practitioner (n = 91) Nurse (n = 44)
Practitioner’s gender
 Male 16 43 3
 Female 14 48 41
Practitioner’s ageab 49.29 (11.60) 39.57 (9.69) 33.19 (8.20)
Medical consultation’s timeac 30.46 (11.53) 32.56 (24.76) 34.34 (12.67)
Child’s age ad 15.13 (17.40) 22.27 (17.72) 21.51 (17.57)
Child’s gender
 Male 16 45 26
 Female 14 46 18
IMCI Chart booklet
 Yes 18 31 19
 No 12 60 25
IMCI Medical records
 Yes 18 56 29
 No 12 35 15
Supplies
 Yes 11 55 20
 No 19 36 24
Complexity level
 First level 14 71 34
 Second level 7 15 9
 Third level 9 5 1
Geographical area
 Rural 0 4 3
 Urban 30 87 41
Health attention type
 Public 3 58 29
 Private 27 33 15
Number of trainingsa 3.30 (2.11) 2.04 (1.01) 2.09 (1.58)
Training type
 Virtual 14 40 21
 Presential 11 38 17
 Mixed 5 13 6
Strategy supervision
 Yes 11 35 15
 No 19 56 29
Oral rehydration unit
 Yes 11 16 7
 No 19 75 37
Vaccine application centre
 Yes 2 16 4
 No 28 75 40
Essential medicines
 Yes 6 3 1
 No 24 88 43
Health services type
 Scheduled consultation 23 76 42
 Urgencies 7 15 2
  1. a Mean (SD)
  2. b Age in years
  3. c Time in minutes
  4. d age in months