Table 1

Characteristics of women participating in focus groups in all countries

Country

Thailand

Argentina

Cuba

Saudi Arabia


Occupation (%)

Housewives

40

43

30

80

Agricultural workers

32

Industrial workers

35

Public workers

10

20

70

20

Self-employed

18

2

Age Average

24.1

25.4

26.7

28.2

Age Range

20–26

18–33

22–32

25–35

Average children by woman

1.5

2.2

0.5

3.3

Number of Women

45

72

33

14

Focus groups

6

9

5

4


Nigenda et al. BMC Public Health 2003 3:17   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-3-17

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