TABLE 2.

Demographic Characteristics of In-depth Interview Respondents (N=161) on Ownership of Maternity Waiting Homes in 4 Districts in Zambia

Immediately Post-launchImplementation PeriodProject PhaseoutTotal
October 2016 to January 2017April 2017 to June 2017November 2017 to January 2018July 2018 to October 2018
Management unit (MWH staff)n=8n=10n=10n=9n=37
Female, No. (%)8 (100.0)8 (80.0)6 (60.0)9 (100.0)31 (83.8)
Age, y, mean (SD)41 (15)39 (14)39 (12)37 (10)39 (13)
Education, y, mean (SD)10 (2)10 (2)10 (2)10 (2)10 (2)
Farmers, No. (%)4 (50.0)9 (90.0)4 (40.0)8 (88.9)25 (67.6)
Governance committee (MWH staff)n=17n=18n=16n=10n=61
Female, No. (%)11 (64.7)9 (50.0)10 (62.5)5 (50.0)35 (57.4)
Age, y, mean (SD)50 (5)47 (8)49 (7)49 (13)49 (8)
Education, y, mean (SD)9 (2)10 (2)9 (2)10 (2)9 (2)
Leadership position in governing committee, No. (%)5 (29.4)10 (55.6)10 (62.5)9 (90.0)34 (55.7)
Farmers, No. (%)16 (94.1)17 (94.4)13 (81.3)8 (80.0)54 (88.5)
Health facility staffn=11n=10n=10n=10n=41
Female, No. (%)5 (45.5)6 (60.0)3 (30.0)2 (20.0)16 (39.0)
Facility in-charge, No. (%)7 (63.6)4 (40.0)2 (20.0)6 (60.0)19 (46.3)
Clinical position, No. (%)
Clinical officer1 (9.1)1 (10.0)2 (20.0)1 (10.0)5 (12.2)
Nurse/midwife6 (54.6)7 (70.0)2 (20.0)2 (20.0)17 (41.5)
Non-skilled birth attendant staff1 (9.1)1 (10.0)3 (30)2 (20.0)7 (17.1)
Years working in the health system, mean (SD)14 (10)10 (7)6 (8)10 (8)10 (8)
District health officersn=6n=9n=3n=4n=22
Female, No. (%)2 (33.3)3 (33.3)1 (33.3)1 (25.0)7 (31.8)
District Health Officer, No. (%)3 (50.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)3 (13.6)
Years working in the health system, mean (SD)11 (7)11 (5)9 (6)16 (4)12 (6)
  • Abbreviations: MWH, maternity waiting home; SD, standard deviation.