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Table 3 Interviewee characteristics of the qualitative sample

From: Incentives to change: effects of performance-based financing on health workers in Zambia

Facility Baseline Endline
Assignment
 RBF 23 (30%) 32 (59%)
 Control 1 23 (30%) 13 (24%)
 Control 2 30 (40%) 9 (17%)
Type
District Community Medical Office (DCMO) 10 (13%) 12 (22%)
Health center 66 (87%) 42 (78%)
Worker
 DCMO
  District community medical officer 2 (20%) 2 (17%)
  Nursing officer 2 (20%) 2 (17%)
  Human resource officer 3 (30%) 3 (25%)
  Others (planner, information officer, EHT) 3 (30%) 5 (40%)
Health center
 Clinical officer 3 (5%) 2 (5%)
 Registered nurse 2 (3%) 1 (2%)
 Enrolled midwife 15 (23%) 4 (10%)
 Enrolled nurse 15 (23%) 5 (12%)
 Environmental health technician (EHT) 17 (26%) 7 (17%)
 Classified daily employee (CDE) 12 (18%) 7 (17%)
 Lab technician 2 (3%) 16 (28%)
 Gender
  Male 42 (55%) 27 (50%)
  Female 34 (45%) 27 (50%)
 Highest academic/professional qualification
  Degree 3 (4%) 3 (6%)
  Diploma 29 (38%) 18 (33%)
  Certificate 32 (42%) 17 (31%)
  Senior secondary education 2 (3%) 9 (17%)
  Junior secondary education 10 (13%) 7 (13%)
Total 76 (100%) 54 (100%)
 Job experience (in years)
  Mean (n; standard deviation) 10.6 (76; 9.2) 9.8 (54; 8.7)
 Number of years working in district
  Mean (n; standard deviation) 8.2 (76; 8) 7.9 (54; 6.9)
 Number of years working in a health facility
  Mean (n; standard deviation) 5.2 (76; 4) 4.9 (54; 5.1)