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Table 1 Focus group participant demographics and characteristics

From: Development of a novel mobile application, HBB Prompt, with human factors and user-centred design for Helping Babies Breathe skills retention in Uganda

  HBB trainers (n = 6) HBB providers (n = 7)
Provider type Medical Officers = 2
Medical Specialists = 4
Enrolled Midwife = 4
Registered Midwife = 3
Years of experience as healthcare provider < 5 years = 1
5–10 years = 3
> 10 years = 2
< 5 years = 0
5–10 years = 4
> 10 years = 3
Age 21–30 years old = 1
31–40 years old = 5
21–30 years old = 1
31–40 years old = 5
41–50 years old = 1
Sex Female = 4
Male = 2
Female = 7
Male = 0
Health district
Ntungamo 1 0
Mbarara 5 7
Level of Health facilitya
Health Centre III 0 4
Health Centre IV 0 2
Hospital 6 1
Training courses attended
Helping Babies Breathe (HBB) 6 7
Essential Care for Every Baby (ECEB) 6 5
Essential Care for Small Babies (ECSB) 4 4
Helping Mothers Survive—Bleeding after birth 2 1
Comprehensive Emergency Maternal and Newborn Care (CEMONC) 1 1
Basic Emergency Maternal and Newborn Care (BEMONC) 0 1
Emergency Triage and Treatment (ETAT) 4 1
Master Trainer for HBB 6 2
Experience in last year
Number of births attended where babies not breathing at birth None = 2
1–10 = 2
11–20 = 1
> 20 = 1
None = 0
1–10 = 4
11–20 = 1
> 20 = 2
Simulated deliveries with baby not breathing None = 0
1–10 = 2
11–20 = 2
> 20 = 2
None = 0
1–10 = 4
11–20 = 2
> 20 = 1
Preterm deliveries attended None = 1
1–10 = 2
11–20 = 2
> 20 = 1
None = 1
1–10 = 5
11–20 = 1
> 20 = 0
Simulated preterm deliveries None = 2
1–10 = 3
11–20 = 0
> 20 = 1
None = 2
1–10 = 4
11–20 = 0
> 20 = 1
Deliveries attended in the last montha (at the time of first FGD session) None = 6 None = 1
1–10 = 2
11–20 = 3
> 20 = 1
Ownership of smart device Yes = 6
No = 0
Yes = 6
No = 1
Comfort with using smart device (Likert scale 1–5) Not comfortable = 0
Somewhat comfortable = 4
Very comfortable = 2
Not comfortable = 1
Somewhat comfortable = 5
Very comfortable = 1
  1. aHealth Centre III is a local clinic with access to delivery services and inpatient care, Health Centre IV is a small local hospital
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