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Table 2 Proportions of task sharing with mothers, students and casuals by subject matter expert group 2

From: Neonatal nasogastric tube feeding in a low-resource African setting – using ergonomics methods to explore quality and safety issues in task sharing

   Proportions of tasks shared with:
Subject matter experts Current care setting Mother Student Casual
Expert 1a County referral hospital, approx. 300 annual neonatal admissions, 2 nurses on a typical day shift,15 cots and 52% average occupancy 12.8% NAa 14.9%
Expert 1b 51.1% NAa 8.5%
Expert 2a Large maternity hospital, approx. 4200 annual neonatal admissions, 3 nurses on a typical day shift, 63 cots and 73% average occupancy 55.3% 63.8% 14.9%
Expert 2b 19.1% 97.9% 0.0%
Expert 3a County referral hospital, approx. 1800 annual neonatal admission, 2 nurses on a typical shift, 40 cots and slightly above 100% average occupancy 53.2% 61.7% 12.8%
Expert 3b 12.8% 95.7% 6.4%
Expert 4a National referral hospital, approx. 3200 annual neonatal admissions, 9 nurses on a typical day shift, 56 cots and 117% average occupancy. 61.7% 0.0% 0.0%
Expert 4b 57.4% 31.9% 2.1%
  1. aNot applicable (NA): No students come for practicums or are taught at this facility