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Table 4 Socio-demographic characteristics of interviewed healthcare providers including heads of facilities (HOFs)

From: Challenges with implementing malaria rapid diagnostic tests at primary care facilities in a Ghanaian district: a qualitative study

Health facility (HF) Healthcare provider qualification Gender Age (years) Years of practice experience Years of practice at current facility
HF 1
Maternity home
Private
Community level
Nurse mid-wife (HOF) Female 77 56 16
Healthcare assistant Male 25 4 4
Healthcare assistant Female 21 3 1
HF 2
Clinic
Private
Sub-district level
Medical doctor (HOF) Male 65 38 29
HF 3
Hospital
Private
District level
Medical doctor (HOF) Male 35 9 2.5
Health facility administrator (HOF) Female 34 9 2.5
HF 4
Health center (small)
Government
Community level
Physician assistant (HOF) Male 51 14 5
Physician assistant Male 31 7 2
HF 5
Health center (large)
Government
Community level
Physician assistant (HOF) Male 56 24 18
Nurse Female 32 9 7
Nurse Male 32 4 2.5
HF 6
Hospital
Government
District level
Medical doctor (HOF) Male 51 28 1
Nurse manager Female 55 17 1