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Table 1 Proposed sample sizes for each study objective

From: Strengthening health systems response to violence against women: protocol to test approaches to train health workers in India

  Aurangabad GMCHMiraj GMC + Sangli Hospital 
 MethodSample sizesTotal AurangabadSample sizeTotal Miraj/SangliTotal number of participants
Objective 1a: stakeholder consultation, group discussion
Heads of departments, senior doctors, and nurse in chargeGroup discussion + participatory mapping1 (8–10)1 (8–10)1120
Objective 1c: assessing training relevance health care providers and health managers
DoctorsPost-training IDI665511
Nurses, social workers, and support staffPost-training IDI666612
Post-training FGD1 (8–10)1 (8–10)1 (8–10)1 (8–10)20
Managers; heads of departments, professors/associate professorsIDI (post-training)33225
     Total28 provider IDI + 4 FGD
Objective 2: understanding women’s perceptions of care received in response to disclosure of violence
Women identified as being affected by violenceIDI (after provider trainings)555510
Objective 1 b and 3: provider training, assessment of changes resulting from training, and validation of the instrument used to measure health care provider performance
Doctors including managersTraining + pre/post-training, and post-6 month survey33309563
Nurses, social workers, and support staff including managersTraining + pre/post-training, and post-6 month survey7532162107
     170 providers
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