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Table 1 Key characteristics of frontline health workers enrolled into the study (N = 114)

From: Patterns of financial incentives in primary healthcare settings in Nigeria: implications for the productivity of frontline health workers

Characteristic N %
State
 Bauchi 49 43.0
 Cross River 65 57.0
Sex
 Male 47 41.2
 Female 67 58.8
Age
 ≤ 29 yrs 15 13.2
 30–39 yrs 51 44.7
 40 yrs above 48 42.1
Marital status
 Married 104 91.2
 Single/widowed 10 8.8
Religion
 Christianity 76 66.7
 Islam 38 33.3
Education
 Post-secondary school 112 98.2
 University degree and above 2 1.8
Type of FLHW
 JCHEW 51 44.7
 CHEW 53 46.5
 CHO 7 6.1
 Nurse 1 0.9
 Midwife 2 1.8
Years in PHC
 < 2 years 30 26.3
 2–4 years 45 39.5
 5 yrs and above 39 34.2
Years in current position
 < 2 yrs 34 29.8
 2–4 yrs 49 43.0
 5 yrs and above 31 27.2
Received financial incentive
 Yes 59 51.8
 No 55 48.2
Satisfaction with incentives
 Satisfied 44 38.6
 Unsatisfied 70 61.4