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Table 2 Characteristics of interviewed participants

From: Identifying contextual determinants of problems in tuberculosis care provision in South Africa: a theory-generating case study

Health care workers Facility Managers 5
Provincial managers 1
TB district managers 1
Community Caregivers 2
Doctors 3
Professional Nurses 3
Traditional Healer 1
Non-Governmental Organisations Desmond Tutu TB centre researchers 1
TB Proof members 2
Patients Diagnosed with TB Gender Male 13
Female 7
Time on treatment More than 1 month, duration uncertain 2
Less than 2 months 9
2–8 months 6
Post treatment 3
Type of treatment Retreatment 3
First treatment 17
Place of diagnosis Hospital 11
Clinic 5
General Practitioner 4
Type of TB MDR-TB 6
Drug sensitive TB 14
Patients with Presumptive TB   Male 5
Female 4
  1. TB tuberculosis, MDR-TB multi-drug resistant tuberculosis