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Table 1 Percentage distribution of types of service providers by region

From: Factors affecting motivation and retention of primary health care workers in three disparate regions in Kenya

Type of service provider Nairobi (n = 171) % Machakos (n = 135) % Turkana (n = 98) % Total (n = 404)
Registered nurse 19.9 32.6 15.3 23.0
Enrolled nurse 8.8 2.2 5.1 5.7
Lab technician 10.5 7.4 4.1 7.9
Clinical officer 8.2 11.9 5.1 8.7
Nutritionist 2.3 1.5 4.1 2.5
Medical officer 2.3 0.7 0.0 1.2
Counsellor 7.0 3.7 3.1 5.0
Pharmacist 4.7 2.2 2.0 3.2
CHEW 4.1 7.4 4.1 5.2
Support staff 32.2 30.4 57.1 37.6
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0