Table 2

 Professional characteristics of staff interviewed (phase 2) and questionnaire respondents (phase 3)

No (%) of staff in phase 2%No of staff in phase 3%
* Missing six values.
    General practitioner812%1311%
    General surgeon23%11%
    Maternity care assistant46%32%
    Neonatal nurse23%32%
    Nurse manager00%11%
    Paramedic/ambulance technician/ambulance training officer1014%1311%
Work place
    Community based2333%3830%
    Unit or hospital based3449%4436%
Proportion of work relating to maternity care (missing = 3)
Median (IQR) time since completed basic training (years)*19.514–25.2