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Table 1 Interview topics covered in interviews with family members and village leaders

From: Maternal deaths in eastern Indonesia: 20 years and still walking: an ethnographic study

Participants Interview topics
Family Members Social demographics; reproductive history; condition of infant; process of death; perceptions on the cause of death; access to health services, choice of birth place and assistants; preparation for birth; use of emergency services; responsiveness of the health system.
Village Leaders Condition of roads; seasonal access by road; access to clean water; availability of electricity; nutritional security; access to school; mobile phone coverage or public phone; ethnic diversity and religion, languages; ‘normal’ birth practices; availability of health insurance; access to health facilities; presence of a midwife; access to ambulance service.