Table 5

Number of times (presented in brackets) priority health issues were mentioned during FGD sessions according to age and gender of participants
Participants Male Female
Youths (aged 13–18 years) Malaria (8) Water (6)
Cholera (6) Health centre far (4)
Water (6) Diarhoeal diseases (2)
Malnutrition (4) Lack of community health worker (2)
Schistosomiasis (3) Lack of latrines (2)
Health centre far (2) Malaria (2)
Measles (2) Malnutrition (2)
No mosquito nets (2) Measles (2)
Adults (aged above 18 years) Health centre far (4) Malaria (8)
Measles (4) Measles (6)
Water (4) Water (6)
Malnutrition (3) Schistosomiasis (4)
Cholera (2) Diarrhoeal diseases (4)
Malaria (2) Health centre far (4)
No community health worker (2) Poor roads and bridges (4)
No health worker at Health centre (2) Health worker unwilling to work during odd hours (2)
No mosquito nets (2) Ill-treatment of patients by health worker (2)
Lack of food (2)

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Makaula et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:328   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-328

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