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Table 1 Participants’ demographics (N = 42)

From: Feeding the critically ill child in intensive care units: a descriptive qualitative study in two tertiary hospitals in Ghana

Background information of FGDs participants (n = 30)
Code Number (characteristics) Age range (years) SETTING (ZONE) Years of working experience
TSD1 5 (1-RN, 4-Neonatal Nurses) 30-43 TTH (Northern) 5-21
TSD2 5 (All medical doctors) 25-28 TTH (Northern) 2-3
TSD3 5 (2-PN, 3-RN) 28-36 TTH (Northern) 4-11
KSD1 5 (2-RN, 1-CCN, 1-PN, RNA) 26-32 KBTH (Southern) 5-8
KSD2 5 (2-RNA, 1-RN, 2-CCN) 29-35 KBTH (Southern) 4-10
KSD3 5 (1-RNA, 3- RN, 1- DP) 28-32 KBTH (Southern) 5-7
Background information of individual interview participants (n = 12)
Code Sex Age (years) Profession/Speciality Years of working experience
TSI1 F 32 General practitioner 5
TSI2 F 33 Neonatal Nurse 9
TSI3 F 36 Neonatal Nurse 21
TSI4 F 41 Nurse Practitioner (DDNS) 19
TSI5 M 36 Registered Nurse (PNO) 13
TSI6 M 42 Consultant paediatrician 15
KSI1 F 43 Specialist paediatrician 16
KSI2 M 40 Resident paediatrician 15
KSI3 F 30 Post-Basic Midwife 8
KSI4 F 26 Registered Nurse 6
KSI5 F 51 Nurse Paediatrician (DDNS) 26
KSI6 F 52 Midwife (DDNS) 24
  1. Key: RN Registered Nurse, CCN Critical Care Nurse, PN Paediatric Nurse, RNA Registered Nurse Assistant, DP Doctor Paediatrician, T Tamale, K Korle-bu, S Staff, I Interview, D= Focus Group Discussion