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Table 1 Geographic location of primary data collection (level, facility type, and ownership), method of data collection, and numbers of respondents

From: Advancing the application of systems thinking in health: provider payment and service supply behaviour and incentives in the Ghana National Health Insurance Scheme – a systems approach

Level (National, Regional, District/Municipal/Sub-metro)     Number of respondents
  Facility name Facility type Ownership Key informant in-depth interview Client exit interview Client waiting time assessment Client prescription analysis
National Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable 14 0 0 0
Ashiedu Keteke sub-metro Ussher polyclinic Polyclinic Public (GHS) 2 35 35 35
  PML Children’s hospital Hospital Public (GHS) 0 33 34 34
  Cathedral clinic Clinic Private (PSF) 0 35 25 25
  Ashiedu Ketete district scheme Purchaser Public (NHIA) 1 0 0 0
La Dadekotopon sub-metro La General hospital Hospital Public (GHS) 2 35 37 37
Madina La Nkwantang municipality Pentecost hospital Hospital Private (CHAG) 2 35 34 34
  North Legon hospital Hospital Private (PSF) 2 31 22 22
  Madina Polyclinic (New Road) Polyclinic Public (GHS) 2 35 35 35
  Ga municipal scheme Purchaser Public (NHIA) 1 0 0 0
Ada East District Ada HC Health centre Public (GHS) 2 35 35 35
  Pute CHPS CHPS Public (GHS) 2 5 4 4
TOTAL Greater Accra Region     30 279 261 261
Dorma municipality Amasu HC Health centre Public (GHS) 2 10 11 11
  Twumkrom CHPS CHPS Public (GHS) 2 0 0  
  Dorma Presby Hospital Hospital Private (CHAG) 2 30 23 23
  Saviour clinic Clinic Private (PSF) 1 13 13 15
  Dormaa district scheme Purchaser Public (NHIA) 1    
Dorma West district Nkrankwantakrom Health centre/DH Public (GHS) 2 29 39 39
  Kojo Kumi Krom Health centre Private (CHAG)   29   
  Yaa Krom HC Health centre Private (CHAG) 2 16 2 2
  Kwakuanya Ebenezer Methodist Clinic Private (CHAG) 1 0 0  
  Kyremesu Presby HC Health centre Private (CHAG) 2 3 18 18
  Kwabenadwomo Health centre Public (GHS) 2 13 0  
TOTAL Brong Ahafo Region     17 143 106 108
Sisala East district Tumu hospital Hospital Public (GHS) 2 35 37 37
  Wellembele HC Health centre Public (GHS) 2 16 19 19
  Nnamdouonu CHPS CHPS Public (GHS) 2 7 8 8
  Mama Mary Clinic Private (PSF) 2 18 22 22
  Sissala East district scheme Purchaser Public (NHIA) 1 0 0 0
Wa municipality Kambali HC Health centre Public (GHS) 2 30 37 37
  Tampalipani CHPS CHPS Public (GHS) 2 4 4 4
  Islamic hospital Hospital Private (PSF) 2 35 26 32
  Wa Municipal scheme Purchaser Public (NHIA) 1 0 0 0
TOTAL Upper West Region     16 145 153 159
GRAND TOTAL     63 567 520 528
  1. GHS, Ghana Health Service; PSF, Private Self-Financing; CHAG, Christian Health Association of Ghana; CHPSC, Community Health Planning and Services Compound; NHIA, National Health Insurance Authority.