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Table 1 Distribution of MSC Stories by Characteristic (N = 96)

From: Key factors to facilitate locally driven family planning programming: a qualitative analysis of urban stakeholder perspectives in Africa and Asia

Regional Hub (where stories originated) No. (%)
Nigeria 47 (49)
East Africa 24 (25)
India 21 (22)
Francophone West Africa 4 (4)
Role of interviewee in the health system
 Government official 26 (27)
 Service provider 19 (20)
 Health client 12 (12)
 TCI state or city manager 12 (12)
 Community leader 9 (9)
 Community health workers (CHWs) 7 (7)
 Health educator/social mobilizera 5 (5)
 Implementing partner 3 (3)
 HMIS/M&E officer 3 (3)
 Other facility staff 2 (2)
Sex of interviewee
 Female 51 (53)
 Male 38 (40)
 Multiple storytellers 7 (7)
  1. Abbreviations: HMIS health management information system, M&E monitoring and evaluation
  2. a Note: Health educators are government employees, but they are grouped with non-governmental social mobilizers since both health educators and social mobilizers provide information/counselling to clients, but not services