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Table 5 Provider job satisfaction (Baseline N = 50; Evaluation N = 55*)

From: Mitigating disrespect and abuse during childbirth in Tanzania: an exploratory study of the effects of two facility-based interventions in a large public hospital

  Question: "To what extent do you agree that the following are present in your current job?" Time period % Strongly agree % Somewhat agree % Somewhat disagree % Strongly disagree
Autonomy Health professionals control their own practice Baseline 40.5 40.5 10.8 8.1
Evaluation 72.7 27.3 0.0 0.0
There is freedom to make important patient care and work decisions Baseline 27.8 38.9 30.6 2.8
Evaluation 72.7 25.5 1.8 0.0
Supervision A manager who provides supportive supervision and mentorship Baseline 11.1 52.8 22.2 13.9
Evaluation 72.7 23.6 0.0 3.6
A manager who backs up the staff in decision-making and conflict resolution even if the conflict is within cadre, below or with a more qualified member of staff Baseline 17.1 61.0 12.2 9.8
Evaluation 74.5 21.8 1.8 1.8
Adequate clinical supervision Baseline 28.6 57.1 11.4 2.9
Evaluation 74.5 18.2 3.6 3.6
Hospital/clinic managers support and value health workers Baseline 21.1 42.1 26.3 10.5
Evaluation 35.2 51.9 3.7 9.3
Teamwork Doctors, nurses, and other health workers have good working relationships Baseline 36.8 57.9 5.3 0.0
Evaluation 67.3 25.5 5.5 1.8
A lot of teamwork between different cadres of health providers Baseline 35.1 48.6 13.5 2.7
Evaluation 78.2 18.2 1.8 1.8
  1. *The number of employed providers at the study facility increased between the baseline assessment and evaluation, accounting for the increased sample size at the time of evaluation