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Table 1 Participant characteristics (N=20)

From: Barriers and facilitators to the provision of optimal obstetric and neonatal emergency care and to the implementation of simulation-enhanced mentorship in primary care facilities in Bihar, India: a qualitative study

Characteristic n (%)
Female 20 (100)
Age, years (median, range) 24 (22-33)
Time working as mentor, months (median, range) 12 (9-18)
State of birth
 Delhi 7 (35)
 West Bengal 4 (20)
 Kerala 3 (15)
 Maharashtra 2 (10)
 Bihar 2 (10)
 Other (Odisha, Uttar Pradesh) 2 (10)
Previous clinical experience
 Nursing school only 10 (50)
 Worked as staff nurse 10 (50)
Previous teaching experience
 None 16 (80)
 Nursing school tutor 2 (10)
 Other (lecturer, nurse educator) 2 (10)
Primary reason for becoming a nurse mentor
 Gain teaching experience 9 (45)
 Gain clinical experience 5 (25)
 Wanted to work in Bihar 4 (20)
 Salary 2 (10)
Career plans after this mentoring phase
 Continue mentoring in AMANAT program 14 (70)
 Pursue master’s degree 3 (15)
 Apply for different mentoring program 1 (5)
 Apply for clinical nursing position 1 (5)