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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of sampled Nigerian health workers involved in PEI (N = 29)

From: A qualitative exploration of the contributions of Polio Eradication Initiative to the Nigerian health system: policy implications for polio transition planning

Characteristics n (%)
Sex of the respondents  
Male 19 (65.5)
Female 10 (34.5)
Age of respondents (years)  
30–39 7 (24.1)
40–49 10 (34.5)
50–59 9 (31.0)
 > 59 1 (3.4)
Not specified 2 (6.9)
State  
Oyo 5 (17.2)
Nasarawa 8 (27.6)
Abuja 11 (37.9)
Kano 5 (17.2)
Level of actors  
National/sub-national actors 26 (89.6)
Front line health workers 3 (10.4)
Affiliation  
Federal government agencies 8 (27.6)
State ministry of health 8 (27.6)
Local government PHC 3 (10.3)
GPEI partners 9 (31.0)
Civil Society Organization 1 (3.4)
  1. PHC primary health care, GPEI Global Polio Eradication Initiative, GPEI partners—World Health Organization (WHO), Rotary International, U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United National Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; Civil Society Organizations- Core group Partners Project