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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants: women of reproductive age

From: A qualitative study of women’s and health providers’ attitudes and acceptability of mistreatment during childbirth in health facilities in Guinea

  IDIs (n = 40) FGDs (n = 8 FGDsa)
Age (years)
  <20 10 13
 20–24 10 20
 25–29 9 21
 30–34 4 8
 35–39 6 5
  ≥40 1 2
Marital status
 Single 0 1
 Married 39 68
 Divorced/Widowed 1 0
Location
 Urban 20 39
 Peri-urban 20 30
 Rural 0 0
Religion
 Christian 0 7
 Muslim 40 62
Education
 None 18 36
 Primary 6 11
 Secondary 14 19
 Tertiary 2 3
 Diploma 0 0
Employment
 Business/private sector 0 0
 Civil servant 1 0
 Hair dresser 0 3
 Housewife 7 24
 Tailor 5 15
 Teacher 3 2
 Trader 18 21
Students 6 4
Number of living children
 0–1 12 23
 2–3 16 32
 4–5 7 11
 6+ 5 3
  1. a8 FGDs conducted with a total of 69 participants (6 FGDs conducted with 9 women, 1 FGD with 8 women and 1 FGD with 7 women)