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Table 1 Number of interviews and focus groups, by site

From: An exploration of facilitators and challenges in the scale-up of a national, public sector community health worker cadre in Zambia: a qualitative study

Province Health post number Number and gender of CHA Number of focus group participants Supervisor qualification Supervisor location
Eastern HP1 2 males 7 Enrolled Nurse HP
HP2 1 male, 1 female 16 Enrolled Nurse HP
North Western HP3 2 males 7 Clinical Officera RHC
HP4 1 male,a 1 female 12 RHC
Muchinga HP5 1 male, 1 female 8 Enrolled Nurse HP
HP6 1 male, 1 femalea 7 Enrolled Nurse HP
Western HP7 2 females 12 EHT RHC
HP8 1 male, 1 femalea 7 Registered Nursea RHC
Central HP9 1 male,a 1 female 9 Enrolled Nurse RHC
HP10 1 male, 1 female 8 Clinical Officera HP
Total number of Interviews/FGDs 16 CHA interviews (8 females, 8 males) 10 FGDs with 93 participants 6 supervisor interviews (2 females, 4 males)
  1. EHT Environmental Health Technologist, HP health post, RHC Rural Health Center, FGD focus group discussion
  2. aNot available for interview