Table 2

Training and supervision received by participating auxiliary midwives (AMWs)

Variablesn (n=262)Per cent
Year of first AMW training received
 1978–19997528.6
 2000–20097528.6
 2010–201511242.8
Ever received refresher training
 Yes16964.5
 No9335.5
Refresher training within 1 year
 No refresher training9335.5
 One year and more3212.2
 Less than 1 year13752.3
Number of supervision received within 6 months
 Less than six times7729.4
 Six times and more18570.6
Reported satisfaction of supervision
 Not satisfied7428.2
 Satisfied18871.8
Adequate supervision*
 Not adequate12447.3
 Adequate13852.7
  • *Adequate supervision was defined as receiving supervision six times or more within the last 6 months and was satisfied with the supervision received.