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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants: women of reproductive age

From: Mistreatment of women during childbirth in Abuja, Nigeria: a qualitative study on perceptions and experiences of women and healthcare providers

  IDIs (n = 41) FGDs (n = 4 FGDsa)
Age (years)
 20–24 2 7
 25–29 12 11
 30–34 14 9
 35–39 9 5
 40+ 4 2
Marital status
 Single 0 0
 Married 40 33
 Divorced/Widowed 1 1
Location
 Urban 6 0
 Peri-urban 21 34
 Rural 14 0
Religion
 Christian 21 26
 Muslim 20 8
Ethnicity
 Yoruba 13 9
 Igbo 6 6
 Hausa 2 1
 Idoma 1 1
 Igala 4 7
 Tiv 2 0
 Urhobo 0 4
 Otherb/missing 13 6
Education
 None 1 4
 Primary 1 1
 Secondary 18 21
 Tertiary 21 11
Employment
 Business/private sector 5 3
 Civil servant 3 2
 Hair dresser 2 5
 Housewife 10 8
 Tailor 5 0
 Teacher 4 5
 Trader 7 11
 Other 5 0
Number of living children
 0–1 9 8
 2–3 17 20
 4–5 13 4
 6+ 2 2
  1. aThree FGDs conducted with 8 women, one FGD conducted with 10 women
  2. b“Other” includes Akwa-ibom, Angas, Ebira, Igede, Katarf, Ogori, Zuru, Akoko Edo, Bekwarra, Edo, Isoko, Ogoja