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Table 2 Sociodemographic characteristics of the participants

From: Preconception care practices in Nigeria: a descriptive qualitative study

Sociodemographic characteristics Community members Religious leaders Health workers Policy makers
Women and men Community leaders Christian Muslim Doctors Nurses  
Data collection method FGD KII FGD IDI IDI
Total sample n = 45 n = 2 n = 7 n = 5 n = 16 n = 9 n = 13
Sex Male 22 1 6 5 13 0 2
Female 23 1 1 0 4 9 11
Age (in years) 18–25 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
26–35 8 0 0   1 2 1
36–45 14 1 1   9 4 3
 ≥ 46 8 1 6   7 3 9
Level of healthcare Primary 1 2
Secondary 3 2
Tertiary 13 5