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Table 1 Focus group characteristics

From: Giving birth in Switzerland: a qualitative study exploring migrant women’s experiences during pregnancy and childbirth in Geneva and Zurich using focus groups

FG Number of participants (total = 33) Number of women (pregnant or postpartum) Country/Countries of origin Language of the interview (assisted by an interpreter) Location
1 2 2 postpartum Portugal Portuguese (interpreter) Zurich
2 4 2 pregnant Peru, USA, Germany English Geneva
2 postpartum
3 5 2 pregnant Dominican Republic, Peru, Bolivia Spanish Geneva
3 postpartum
4 6 6 pregnant Brazil Portuguese (interpreter) Geneva
5 4 2 pregnant Eritrea Tigrinya (interpreter) Zurich
2 postpartum
6 12 7 pregnant Bangladesh Bengali (interpreter) Zurich
5 postpartum