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Table 2 Data collection methods and categories of respondents

From: Managing intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy challenges: an ethnographic study of two Ghanaian administrative regions

Region Category of respondents IDIs Conversations Case studies
Ashanti     
  Facility managers 4 0 0
  ANC managers 4 4  
  Health care providers 11 20 0
  Pregnant women 30 25 4
  Procurement officers 1 2 0
  Laboratory officials 0 6 0
  Pharmacy officials 0 4 0
  DHD Officials 0 2 0
   0 1 0
  Total 49 56 4
Volta Region     
  Facility Managers 4 0 0
  ANC managers 6 4  
  Health Care providers 12 20 0
  Pregnant women 40 32 8
  Laboratory officials 0 2 0
  Pharmacy Officials 0 4 0
  DHD Officials 0 2 0
  Total 74 64 8
  NHIS officials 0 2 0
  1. Observations were conducted in 8 health facilities and 8 communities in the Ashanti and Volta regions for 12 months