Table 1

An example of coding process
Codes Sub-categories Category
Manipulation of penis [Removal of fore skin] Individual’s knowledge about male circumcision Intrapersonal level (Individual characteristics that influence behaviour)
Prevention of sexually transmitted diseases
Hygiene/sexual cleanliness
Promotion of hygiene
Religious ritual Individual’s beliefs towards male circumcision
Cultural practice
Transition period Individual perceptions towards male circumcision
Increased sexual pleasure
Confidence during sexual intercourse
Pain among sexually active men Individual’s attitudes towards male circumcision
Interruption of healing process among adults
Interruption of daily duties among adults

Tarimo et al.

Tarimo et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:529   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-529

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