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Table 2 Data collection methods

From: Implementing nurse-initiated and managed antiretroviral treatment (NIMART) in South Africa: a qualitative process evaluation of the STRETCH trial

Data collection methods Participants Number/Sessions
Focus Group Discussions (FGD) Pre-implementation FGD with nurses 1
  STRETCH site nurses 3
  Control site nurses 3
  PHC site nurses 3
  STRETCH site patients 2
  Control site patients 2
  PHC site patients 2
In-depth and Key Informant Interviews STRETCH nurse trainers 3
  STRETCH facility managers 5
  STRETCH site physicians 2
  STRETCH trial coordinator 6
  Local, district and provincial health managers and other key stakeholders 10
Observation Quarterly support workshops for nurse-trainers 5
  Trial coordinator support visits to clinics 3