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Table 1 Number of informants, methods used and dates for interviews and discussions

From: The social context of severe child malnutrition: a qualitative household case study from a rural area of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Informants Number of informants Methods Dates
Informants from households with malnourished children 10 In-depth interviews February/March 2013
Participant observation November 2013
Informants from households with well- nourished children 10 In-depth interviews February/March 2013
Participant observation November 2013
Village leaders 5 Two focus group discussions February/March 2013
In-depth interviews November 2013
Bwamanda hospital and health centre staff 4 In-depth interviews February/March 2013
November 2013
Primary and secondary school teachers 3 In depth-interviews November 2013
CDI Bwamanda representatives 4 In-depth interviews November/February 2012
February/March 2013
November 2013
Total number of informants 36