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Table 1 Sample size for qualitative data collection, by adherence level to practice guidelines

From: “Practice so that the skill does not disappear”: mixed methods evaluation of simulator-based learning for midwives in Uganda

  Facilities with Higher Adherence
Total (per study arm)
Facilities with Lower Adherence
Total (per study arm)
Total
Planned data collection
 Facilities1 12 (4) 12 (4) 24 (8)
 Focus group discussions 12 (4) 12 (4) 24 (8)
 Interviews with practice coordinators (or proxies)3 12 (4) 12 (4) 24 (8)
 Interviews with district trainers 3 (1) 3 (1) 6 (2)
Completed data collection
 Facilities 10 10 20
 Focus group discussions 3 9 12
 Interviews with practice coordinators 6 8 14
 Interviews with district trainers2    6
  1. 1Sample was split evenly between Eastern and Western regions. All facilities per study arm were in the same district
  2. 2All districts sampled included both high and low practice facilities
  3. 3Practice coordinators in control arm had a proxy for the qualitative study