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Table 3 Characteristics of FGD participants

From: Barriers and facilitators to health care seeking behaviours in pregnancy in rural communities of southern Mozambique

Characteristic N (%)
FGD target group
 Women of reproductive age 35 (18)
 Mothers and mothers-in-law 51 (26)
 Partners and husbands 39 (20)
 PHC workers 25 (13)
 Matrons and traditional birth attendants 46 (23)
Age
 18–25 35 (18)
 26–39 53 (27)
 40–59 46 (23)
  ≥ 60 44 (22)
 Unknown 18 (9)
Gender
 Female 148 (76)
 Male 48 (24)
Marital status
 Single 32 (16)
 Married 119 (61)
 Separated/divorced 5 (5)
 Widow(er) 25 (13)
 Unknown 15 (8)
Education level
 No formal education 47 (24)
 Primary level 1 (grade 1–5) 82 (42)
 Primary level 2 (grade 6–7) 21 (11)
 Secondary level (grade 8–10) 14 (2)
 Pre-university level 14 (2)
 Unknown 18 (9)
Main occupation
 Housewife/Unemployed 22 (11)
 Subsistence farmer 118 (60)
 Self-employed/Small business 5 (3)
 Formally employed (health sector) 26 (13)
 Formally employed (other sector) 10 (5)
 Unknown 15 (8)
Religion
 Christian (Zionist) 83 (42)
 Christian (Assembly of God) 25 (13)
 Christian (Catholic) 25 (13)
 Other Christian 27 (14)
 Atheist/Animist 8 (4)
 Unknown 48 (24)