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Table 2 Characteristics of focus group participants (n = 60)

From: Talking about links between sexually transmitted infections and infertility with college and university students from SE England, UK: a qualitative study

Characteristics Participants (n = 60)1
Age range (mean) 16–20 (17.98)
Median age 18
Gender  
Female 31 (52%)
Ethnicity  
White 56 (93%)
Asian/Asian British 3 (5%)
Other ethnic group (Middle Eastern) 1 (2%)
Highest Educational Qualification  
<5 A*- C levels at GCSE2 9 (15%)
≥5 A*- C levels at GCSE 28 (47%)
A levels3 21 (35%)
Non-European Union 1 (2%)
  1. 1One male’s basic demographics missing.
  2. 2GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education)- an academic qualification taken in a number of subjects by students aged 14–16 in secondary education in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  3. 3A level (Advanced Level) - an academic qualification taken by students aged 16–18 in further education.