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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristic of the key informants

From: Provider perspectives on constraints in providing maternal, neonatal and child health services in the Lao People’s democratic republic: a qualitative study

  Number Percentage
Type of health staff   
Provincial level 13 28.9
District 14 31.1
Health center 8 17.8
Village Health volunteer 10 22.2
Age (Mean + SD) (38.5 + 11.3)   
23–29 8 17.8
30–36 10 22.2
37–43 13 28.9
> = 44 14 31.1
Sex   
Male 20 44.4
Female 25 56.8
Education   
Medical doctor 14 31.1
Medical assistant 2 4.4
Nurses 3 6.7
Primary health care workers 7 15.6
Hygiene and sanitation middle level 8 17.8
Pharmacy 1 2.2
Primary school 4 8.9
Secondary school 6 13.3