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Table 1 Participant descriptions

From: Exploring the opportunities and challenges of female health leaders in three regional states of Ethiopia: a phenomenological study

Study participant ID Leadership position Age Overall work experience in years Years in leadership position Educational background Leadership training
ID1 Clinical services auditor 29 Four One BSc in public health Yes, off-site six-day classroom basic LMG training followed by coaching for nine months.
ID2 Head of health center 39 Nineteen One BSc in midwifery Yes, off-site six-day classroom basic LMG training followed by coaching for nine months.
ID3 Pharmacy head 28 Six Two BPharm Yes, off-site six-day classroom basic LMG training followed by coaching for nine months.
ID4 Primary health care unit director 31 Six One BSc in public health Yes, six-day classroom basic LMG training and nine months’ practical on-the-job experience.
ID5 Deputy head of district health office 31 Eleven Three BSc in public health Yes, off-site six-day classroom basic LMG training followed by coaching for nine months.
1D6 Head of district health office 27 Eight Four BSc nurse Yes, off-site six-day classroom basic LMG training followed by post training coaching and support for nine months. She also received leadership training for a month while on the leadership position.
  1. The table presents the socio-demographic characteristics of the research partcipants