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Table 4 Categories of interview codes

From: Assessment of laparoscopic instrument reprocessing in rural India: a mixed methods study

Categories Codes in category Frequency mentioned Mentioned by participants
Current Methods Explanation of Current Reprocessing methods 25 4/4
Suggested improvements in sterilisation process 10 4/4
Incidence of Infections and contamination 4 3/4
Availability of written procedures for instrument cleaning 4 3/4
Financial Constraints Availability Surgical Instruments 12 4/4
Availability of cleaning equipment 11 4/4
Training and Education Education of Rural Nurses 18 3/4
Access to new information 14 4/4
Surgeons Knowledge of Cleaning Process 12 3/4
Education of Nurses in Developed Centres 5 2/4