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Table 1 Clinicians and patients participating in ethnography

From: Guidelines and mindlines: why do clinical staff over-diagnose malaria in Tanzania? A qualitative study

  HI HII
Type of hospital Mission designated Government
Malaria transmission intensity Low High
Clinicians % of 21 participating clinicians % of 13 participating clinicians
Age group   
   40 + years 66.7 30.8
Sex   
   Male 66.7 76.9
Medical qualification   
   MO 4.8 0
   AMO 19.0 7.7
   CO 76.2 92.3
Year of graduation (most recent qualification)   
   Since 2000 38.1 61.5
Number of years worked at hospital   
   <2 years 33.3 53.8
   3–9 years 22.2 30.8
   10+ years 44.5 15.4
Employer   
   Government/District 71.4 100.0
   Mission 28.6 0.0
Number of in-service training seminars attended in last 12 months   
   1 or none 25.0 38.5
   2 or more 75.0 61.5
Originate from area around hospital 50.0 15.4
Patients % of 673 patients % of 1,409 patients
Age under 5 47.4 81.0
Outpatient consultations 73.0 83.9