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Table 1 Background characteristics of the informants (n = 6) and key-informants recruited for qualitative interviews (n = 6)

From: Prelacteal feeding practices in Pakistan: a mixed-methods study

Codes Informants/
key-informant
Education/ Type of employment Age in years Professional experience Urbanicity of Position/Locale
1 Informant 5th grade 26 Rural, Sahiwal
2 Informant Illiterate 40 Rural, Sahiwal
3 Informant 8th grade 30 Urban, Okara
4 Informant 10th grade 22 Rural, Okara
5 Informant 12th grade 37 Urban, Pakpatan
6 Informant Illiterate 25 Rural, Pakpatan
1 GP Private hospital 33 6 years Urban, Sahiwal
2 HW Public sector 31 10 years Rural, Sahiwal
3 Nurse Public sector 45 13 years Rural, Okara
4 HW Public sector 36 12 years Rural, Okara
5 Midwife Private sector 37 6 years Urban, Pakpatan
6 GP Public hospital 34 10 years Rural, Pakpatan
  1. GP = General Practitioner; HW = Health Worker