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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of participants: women of reproductive age

From: Perceptions and experiences of the mistreatment of women during childbirth in health facilities in Guinea: a qualitative study with women and service providers

  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
Religion
  Christian 0 7
  Muslim 40 62
Education
  None 18 36
  Primary 6 11
  Secondary 14 19
  Tertiary 2 3
  Diploma 0 0
Employment
  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)