Table 1

Characteristics of the Delphi panel from round 1

Characteristicsn=14 (%)
LocationExperts from HICs9 (64)
Experts from LICs5 (36)
Level of expertiseNeonatologist6 (43)
Paediatrician6 (43)
ANNP2 (14)
Years of neonatal experience following graduate degree (mean±SD)Overall20 (±12)
In LICs12 (±7)
Work experience in LICsAfrica14 (100)
Asia7 (50)
Central America4 (28)
Country of medical degreeUK7
USA2
South Africa2
Rwanda1
Sudan1
Zimbabwe1
  • ANNP, advanced neonatal nurse practitioner; HICs, high-income countries; LICs, low-income countries.