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Table 1 Number of KIIs and FGDs across selected study sites

From: Insights into preventing female genital mutilation/cutting in Sri Lanka: a qualitative interpretative study

  KIIs FGD
Study district Participants No Age (years) Sex Participants No Age (years) Sex
Ampara Moulaviya 2 30, 60 F Professionals, un/married, Muslim 12 22–37 F
Moulvi 3 32, 35, 42 M Un/ married, Muslim 10 19–30 F
Osthi Mami 2 60 F Married housewives, Muslim 12 35–60 F
     Un/ Married, Muslim 12 18–60 M
Colombo Doctor 2 25, 37 F, M Professionals, un/married Muslim 13  > 35 F
Lawyer 3 58, n/a, 56 M, M, F Married housewives, Muslim 9 35–60 F
Civil servant 1 61 F Professionals, un/married, Muslim 10 25–50 M
Researcher 1 25 F     
Professional 1 22 F     
Kalutara Nursing Sister 2  < 45 F Professionals, married, Muslim 3 36, 39, 60 F
Mannar Activist 2 36, 50 F Moulvis & business men, married Muslim 10 30–55 M
Pre-school teacher 1 35 F Doctor, 2 midwives, Tamil, married 3 30–55 M, F, F
Moulaviya 2 28, 34 F Midwives, married, Muslim 3 30–55 F
Nurse Matron 1 60 F Professionals, housewives married, Muslim 11 35–70 F
Post Master 1 45 F Professionals, un/married, Muslim 9 25–35 F
Osthi Mami 1 70 F Professionals, un/married, Muslim 9 25–35 F
     Married housewives, Muslim 10 18- 35 F
Puttalam Islamic teacher 1 55 F Professionals, married un married, Muslim 9 18- 35 F
Midwife 4  < 50 F Un/married, Muslim 8 18- 35 F
Nurse 2 32, 54 F Un/married, Muslim 10 18- 35 F
Osthi Mami 3 50, 60, 75 F Married housewives, Muslim 12 35–65 F
     Moulvis and business men, un/married Muslim 11 25–55 M
Total   35     186