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Table 4 MLP responses to items on supervision and access to in-service training

From: District health manager and mid-level provider perceptions of practice environments in acute obstetric settings in Tanzania: a mixed-method study

Item Nursesa (%) Midwives (%) UAP (%) COb (%) AMOb (%)
Supervision
 Formal supervision process with regular prearranged supervision 60 50 54 55 51
 Supervision available if I request it from my line manager 4 7 4 3 9
 Supervision consists of negative feedback when performance is poor 19 19 25 14 20
 I never receive any supervision or feedback on my performance 20 24 17 26 17
Access to in-service training
 Offered by supervisor/manager 40 44 36 50 24
 Based on a formal review of training need of each employee 17 20 23 12 12
 Based on performance review focusing on skills required for the job 43 37 41 38 64
  1. aTotals greater than 100 % due to selection of more than one response by some participants
  2. bTotals less than 100 % due to missing data