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Table 1 Participant characteristics for qualitative data, June – September 2018

From: Maternal and child health service delivery in conflict-affected settings: a case study example from Upper Nile and Unity states, South Sudan

VariableFocus groups
(N = 9)
In-depth interviews
(N = 26)
No.(%)No.(%)
Sample size
 Number of participants58 26 
Location
 Juba, Central Equatoria0(0.0)7(26.9)
 Malakal, Upper Nile33(56.7)9(34.6)
 Bentiu, Unity25(43.1)10(38.4)
Type of staff
 Community health worker34(58.6)0(0.0)
 Facility health worker24(41.4)0(0.0)
 Technical lead0(0.0)23(88.5)
 Government official0(0.0)3(11.5)
Sex
 Male32(55.2)  
 Female26(44.8)  
Mean age, years34.6 ± 8.6 
Education completed
 None2(3.4)  
 Primary22(37.9)  
 Secondary or higher34(58.6)  
Mean time employed by agency, years2.2 ± 1.9