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Table 2 Number of study sites and number of participants by region

From: Referral systems for preterm, low birth weight, and sick newborns in Ethiopia: a qualitative assessment

  Total, No. Amhara, No. Oromia, No. Addis Ababa, No.
Number of Study Sites in Each Region
 Health post 27 13 14 0
 Health center 32 8 3 21
 Primary hospital 2 1 1 0
 Secondary hospital 2 n/a 1 1
 Tertiary hospital 2 n/a n/a 2
Completed Method Type
 In-depth interview, Mother 22 4 0a 18
 In-depth interview, Provider 21 8 9 4
 Key informant interview, Facility administrators 37 14 11 12
 Focus group discussion, Provider 23b 9 4 10
  1. a Recently delivered mothers in Oromia could not be included in the study due to geography and limited study resources. n/a = non-applicable
  2. b Comprised 96 individuals participating in the 23 FGDs