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Table 3 Maternity Provider Characteristics from Interviews Conducted at Three Public Facilities in Nairobi and Kiambu, Kenya

From: Providers and women’s perspectives on person-centered maternity care: a mixed methods study in Kenya

Characteristics n %
Provider/staff title
 Clinical Officer 1 2.4
 Nurse/midwife 18 43.9
 Laboratory technician 5 12.2
 Pharmacists 3 7.3
 Cleaner 14 34.2
Age (median) 41 36
Gender
 Female 38 92.7
 Male 3 7.3
Religion
 Protestant 27 65.9
 Catholic 13 31.7
 Seventh Day Adventist 1 2.4
Educational Achievement
 Primary school or below 10 24.4
 Secondary school 6 14.6
 Diploma (Associates Degree) 21 51.2
 Degree (Bachelor) 2 4.9
 Masters 2 4.9
Years experience (median) 40 3.0
Working hours/week (median) 41 40.0