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Table 2 In-depth interviews conducted per type of respondent

From: Assessing supply-side barriers to uptake of intermittent preventive treatment for malaria in pregnancy: a qualitative study and document and record review in two regions of Uganda

Type of respondent Number of respondents Approached by Location of interview
District health officials
 Malaria Focal Persons 3 District health officer, 1 week prior to research team’s visit to district Respondents’ usual place of work
 Assistant District Health Officer (Maternal and Child Health) 1
 Health Educator 1
 Health Management Information System Focal Person 1
 Stores Assistant 1
Total district health officials 7
Health workers
 In-charges 7 Facility in-charge, 1 week prior to research team’s visit to facility Respondents’ usual place of work
 Midwives 8
Total health workers 15
Women
 Pregnant and received IPTp 8 Researcher on day of visit to community Respondents’ home or health facility
 Recently given birth and received IPTp 8
 Recently given birth and did not receive IPTp 3
Total women 19
Opinion leaders
 Traditional birth attendants 2 Researcher on day of visit to community Respondents’ home
 Community councillor 1
 Teacher 1
 Retired midwife 1
Total opinion leaders 5