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Table 2 Proportionate distribution of health workers by facility

From: Human resource for health reform in peri-urban areas: a cross-sectional study of the impact of policy interventions on healthcare workers in Epworth, Zimbabwe

Facility type Nursing staff Other cadres Total for all cadres Proportion of the total sample size of 87 (%) Total number of interviews
Mission clinic 2 primary counselors, 6 registered general nurses, and 2 primary care nurses 1 environmental health officer/technician and 4 nurse aides 15 15 13
Municipal “polyclinic” clinic 11 registered general nurses, 6 midwives, 1 state certified nurse, 3 primary care nurses, 2 primary counselors. 1 pharmacy technician, 3 laboratory scientists, 3 ambulance drivers, 1 environmental health officer, and 2 nurse aides 42 42 37
Municipal “OI” clinic 13 registered general nurses 1 dispensary assistant, 1 environmental technician, 1 pharmacy technician and 5 nurse aides 21 21 18
Private clinic 1 registered general nurse and 1 primary care nurse 2 nurse aides 4 3 3
Private clinic 1 registered general nurse 3 nurse aides
1 lab technician, 1 radiologist, and 1 dental surgeon
7 7 6
Private clinic 1 registered general nurse and 1 midwife 2 nurse aides 4 4 4
Private clinic 2 registered general nurses 1 nurse aide 3 3 3
Private clinic 1 primary care nurse 0 1 1 1
Private clinic 2 registered general nurses 0 2 2 1
Private clinic   2 nurse aides 2 2 1
Total 56 45 101   87
  1. Data generated from staff registers at local clinics