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Table 3 Proportionate distribution of interviews by health worker category at each clinic

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 Medical nursing staff and number of interviews Other cadres and number of interviews
Mission clinic 6 registered general nurses (5 interviews) and 2 primary care nurses (2 interviews) 1 environmental health officer/technician (1 interview), 2 primary counselors (2 interviews), and 4 nurse aides (3 interviews);
Municipal “polyclinic” clinic 11 registered general nurses (10 interviews), 6 midwives (5 interviews), 1 state certified nurse (1 interview), and 3 primary care nurses (2 interviews) 1 pharmacy technician (1 interview), 3 laboratory scientists (3 interviews), 3 ambulance drivers (3 interviews), 1 environmental health officer (1 interview), 11 nurse aides (10 interviews), and 2 primary counselors (2 interviews)
Municipal “OI” clinic 13 registered general nurses (12 interviews) 1 dispensary assistant (1 interview), 1 environmental technician (1 interview), 1 pharmacy technician (1 interview), and 5 nurse aides (3 interviews)
Private clinic 1 registered general nurse (1 interview) and 1 primary care nurse (1 interview) 2 nurse aides (1 interview)
Private clinic 1 registered general nurse (1 interview) and 1 dental surgeon (1 interview) 3 nurse aides (2 interviews), 1 lab technician (1 interview), and radiologist (0 interview)
Private clinic 1 registered general nurse (1 interview); 1 midwife (1 interview). 2 nurse aides (2 interviews)
Private clinic 2 registered general nurses (2 interviews) 1 nurse aide (1 interview)
Private clinic 1 primary care nurse (1 interview) 0
Private clinic 2 registered general nurses (1 interview) 0
Private clinic   2 nurse aides (1 interview)
Total 47 40
  1. Data generated from staff registers at local clinics