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Table 1 Staff attending the Appreciative Inquiry sessions

From: Assessing the impact of a motivational intervention to improve the working lives of maternity healthcare workers: a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of a feasibility study in Malawi

  Referral hospital District hospital Community hospital
  Total Breakdown Total Breakdown Total Breakdown
Total eligible participants* 39 3 CO 68 20 CO/MAs 47 5 CO
  20 Nurses   26 Nurses   17 Nurses
  14 Auxiliary   20 Auxiliary staff   20 Auxiliaries
  2 Clerks   2 Clerks   5 Clerks
Session 1 14 6 Nurses 23 4 CO 22 4 CO
  6 Auxiliary staff   8 Nurses   6 Nurses
  2 Clerks   8 Auxiliary staff   8 Auxiliary staff
    2 Clerks   4 Clerks
Session 2 9 4 Nurses 27 5 CO 21 3 CO
  4 Auxiliary staff   9 Nurses   5 Nurses
  1 Clerk   12 Auxiliary staff   11 Auxiliary staff
    1 Clerk   2 Clerks
Session 3 19 9 Nurses 34 6 CO/MA 22 1 CO
  8 Auxiliary staff   12 Nurses   9 Nurses
  2 Clerks   15 Auxiliary staff   10 Auxiliary staff
    1 Clerk   2 Clerks
Session 4 12 5 Nurses 26 4 CO/MA 21 3 CO
  6 Auxiliary staff   9 Nurses   5 Nurses
  1 Clerk   12 Auxiliary staff   11 Auxiliary staff
    1 Clerk   2 Clerks
Session 5 15 1 CO 36 9 CO/MA 19 3 CO
  6 Nurses   12 Nurses   5 Nurses
  6 Auxiliary staff   14 Auxiliary staff   10 Auxiliary staff
  2 Clerks   1 Clerk   1 Clerk
Session 6 14 1 CO 38 7 CO 16 2 CO
  6 Nurses   17 Nurses   3 Nurses
  5 Auxiliary staff   13 Auxiliary staff   10 Auxiliary staff
  2 Clerks   1 Clerk   1 Clerk
Session 7 16 1 CO/MA 30 4 CO/MA 20 1 CO
  6 Nurses   13 Nurses   5 Nurses
  7 Auxiliary staff   12 Auxiliary staff   12 Auxiliary staff
  2 Clerks     2 Clerks
Session 8 16 9 nurses 26 5 CO/MA 21 2 CO
  6 Auxiliary staff   9 Nurses   7 Nurses
  1 Clerk   11 Auxiliary staff   10 Auxiliary staff
    1 Clerk   2 Clerks
Session 9 19 2 CO 32 2 CO/MA 15 1 CO
  9 Nurses   15 Nurses   5 Nurses
  7 Auxiliary staff   14 Auxiliary staff   8 Auxiliary staff
  1 Clerk   1 Clerk   1 Clerk
Session 10 14 1 CO 32 4 CO/MA 18 2 CO
  6 Nurses   12 Nurses   5 Nurses
  6 Auxiliary staff   15 Auxiliary staff   10 Auxiliary staff
  1 Clerk   1 Clerk   1 Clerk
Session 11 12 4 Nurses 39 3 CO/MA 22 7 Nurses
  7 Auxiliary staff   18 Nurses   13 Auxiliary staff
  1 Clerk   17 Auxiliary staff   2 Clerks
    1 Clerk   
  1. CO clinical officer, MA medical assistant
  2. *Total number of eligible staff during 12-month period; however, not all were eligible at any particular time due to staffing changes and clinical rotations