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Table 1 Characteristics of the providers interviewed in the study (N = 45)

From: How providers influence the implementation of provider-initiated HIV testing and counseling in Botswana: a qualitative study

  Number Urban Rural Urban village
N 45 21 13 11
Nurses 37 17 11 9
Lay counselors 8 4 2 2
Nurses trained as midwives 11 28 % 23 % 18 %
Trained in RHT 28 62 % 62 % 64 %
Average age in years (min, max) 38 (22, 71) 40 (27, 58) 35 (22, 43) 40 (25, 71)
Average years of experience (min, max) 12 (0, 37) 13 (1, 36) 10 (1, 18) 12 (1, 37)
Average years at current facility (min, max)   1 (1, 5) 3 (1, 8) 3 (1, 8)