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Table 1 Characteristics of interview participants (N = 32)

From: "If the patients decide not to tell what can we do?"- TB/HIV counsellors' dilemma on partner notification for HIV

Characteristic Number
Sex  
   Male 8
   Female 24
Professional background  
   Nurse/counsellor 16
   Full time counsellor 4
   Community relay agent/counsellor 5
   Social worker/counsellor 5
   Legal professionals 2
Counsellor training*  
   <1 week initial training + refresher courses 15
   1-2 weeks initial training + refresher courses 10
   1-2 months initial training + refresher courses 4
   >2 months initial training + refresher courses 1
Working experience*  
   0-2 years 4
   2 - 5years 16
   >5 - 10 years 10
  1. *Excluding two legal professionals