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Table 1 Provincial contexts and data collection

From: Leadership and governance of community health worker programmes at scale: a cross case analysis of provincial implementation in South Africa

Province North West Western Cape Gauteng
Population 3.7 million mostly rural 6.2 million mixed urban/rural 13 million mostly urban
Per capita GDP (US$ 2010)a 6700 8700 9700
Districts/Sub-districts 4 districts 19 sub-districts 6 districts 32 sub-districts 5 districts 27 sub-districts
Sampling Provincial level plus all 4 districts Provincial level plus 2 districts in depth One pilot district
1. Interviews
Senior Management
  Individual interviews 4 23 1
  Group interviews 1   
Middle and frontline management
  Individual interviews 14 26 4
  Group interviews 1   
WBOTs/NGOs
  Individual interviews 9 35 1
  Group Interviews 7 5 1
Community members
  Individual interviews   16  
  Group interviews   5  
Other b   13  
Total 27 individual, 9 group interviews 113 individual, 10 group interviews 6 individual, 1 group interview
2. Observations Provincial Task Team 23 CHW home visits Health Post structure
3. Document reviews Policies, plans, project reports, parliamentary speeches, training guides
4. Routine and audit data Household profiling; audit of CHW workers Database of CHWs and NGOs  
  1. aSource: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_South_African_provinces_by_gross_domestic_product_per_capita
  2. bOther = other sectors (education, social development), traditional healers, private providers