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Table 2 Summary of emergent themes for qualitative data

From: Understanding health systems to improve community and facility level newborn care among displaced populations in South Sudan: a mixed methods case study

Theme Emergent Sub-Theme
Individual characteristics Knowledge or beliefs: Knowledge of benefit for mothers and/or newborns, or values placed on the importance of the task
Intervention characteristics Complexity: Perceived difficulty of implementation reflected by duration, disruptiveness, or number of steps required to implement
Adaptability: Degree to which an intervention was adapted to meet local needs
Design quality: Perceptions on how the intervention was developed or presented
Inner setting Readiness: Leadership engagement, available resources, or access to information
Culture: Clinical protocols or expected staff roles and responsibilities that guide health workers’ behavior
Climate: Extent to which use of that intervention is supported or expected within the organization
Outer setting Patient acceptance: Factors that influence use or accessibility by community; attitudes of the community towards the intervention
Policies and funding: External strategies that influence interventions including national policies and donor alignment
Conflict: Impact of the conflict on insecurity or shift in services or community needs