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Table 1 Main topics included in the guidelines used for focus group discussions and in-depth interviews

From: Why do some women still prefer traditional birth attendants and home delivery?: a qualitative study on delivery care services in West Java Province, Indonesia

Category of participants Topics
Mothers or fathers:  
a. Using trained delivery attendants at childbirth The use of trained attendants' services
  Obstacles when using trained attendants' services
  History of delivery
b. Using traditional birth attendants at childbirth The use of traditional birth attendants' services
  Obstacles when using trained attendants' services
  History of delivery (including the services provided by the delivery attendants)
c. Having an institutional delivery Reasons for facility-based delivery services
  Obstacles when accessing a health care facility
d. Having a home delivery Reasons for a delivery outside a health care facility
  Obstacles when accessing a health care facility
Health care providers Content of delivery care services provided
  The implementation of delivery care services in the community
  Obstacles when delivering health care services
  Maternal and child health programs available in the community
  Community response towards maternal and child health programs
Traditional birth attendants Type of services provided during pregnancy
  Practice of partnership
Community and religious leaders Perception about maternal and health care services
  Perception about different care providers
  Obstacles using different care providers
  Maternal and chid health programs in the community
Staff from district health office Maternal and child health programs
  Community response towards maternal and child health program
  Obstacles during implementation of maternal and child health programs
All participants Family support and decision making on health services during delivery
  Traditional practices and beliefs during delivery
  Fee for services used/provided