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Table 2 Characteristics of focus group discussion participants

From: Feasibility of task-sharing with community health workers for the identification, emergency management and referral of women with pre-eclampsia, in Mozambique

# Stakeholder Group Region # of Participants Age (Median) Marital status Occupation Schooling level
1 Women of reproductive age Ilha Josina Machel 9 30 Married (9) Farmer (9) Never studied (3)
Primary (6)
2 Calanga 3 25 Married (3) Farmer (3) Primary (3)
3 Três de Fevereiro 8 23 Married (8) Farmer (8) Never studied (1)
Primary (4)
Secondary (3)
4 Messano 8 28 Married (6)
Widow (1)
Single (1)
Farmer (7)
Nurse (1)
Primary (7)
Secondary (1)
5 Chongoene Unknown* Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
6 Mothers and mothers-in-law Ilha Josina Machel 12 29 Married (7)
Widow (5)
Farmer (12) Never studied (4)
Primary (8)
7 Calanga 12 59 Married (7)
Widow (3)
Divorced (2)
Farmer (12) Never studied (1)
Primary (11)
8 Três de Fevereiro Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
9 Messano 8 39 Married (5)
Widow (1)
Single (2)
Farmer (8) Never studied (6)
Primary (2)
10 Chongoene 11 46 Married (3)
Widow (1)
Single (7)
Housewife (11) Never studied (3)
Primary (8)
11 Partners and husbands Ilha Josina Machel 12 37 Married (12) Farmer (12) Never studied (3)
Primary (8)
Secondary (1)
12 Calanga 4 37 Married (4) Farmer (1)
Fisherman (1)
Traditional healer (1)
Locality chief (1)
Never studied (1)
Primary (3)
13 Três de Fevereiro 10 45 Married (10) Farmer (3)
Security (2)
Seller (1)
Mason (1)
Small jobs (2)
Gas station clerck (1)
Primary (10)
14 Messano 6 42 Married (6) Farmer (6) Primary (6)
15 Chongoene 7 49 Married (3)
Single (4)
Farmer 6)
Driver (1)
Primary (7)
16 Matrons and traditional birth attendants Ilha Josina Machel 6 55 Married (3)
Widow (3)
Farmer (6) Never studied (5)
Primary (1)
17 Calanga 9 67 Married (3)
Widow (4)
Divorced (2)
Farmer (9) Primary (9)
18 Três de Fevereiro 12 65 Married (4)
Widow (7)
Divorced (1)
Farmer (12) Never studied (9)
Primary (3)
19 Messano 10 43 Married (5)
Widow (3)
Single (2)
Farmer (8)
Teacher (1)
Housewife (1)
Never studied (1)
Primary (7)
Secondary (2)
20 Chongoene 9 58 Married (2)
Widow (1)
Single (6)
Housewife (9) Never studied (7)
Primary (2)
21 Health professionals Ilha Josina Machel 4 28 Married (4) Health technician (1)
Health agent (3)
Primary (1)
Secondary (3)
22 Calanga Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown
23 Três de Fevereiro 2 51 Married (2) Midwife (1) Health technician (1) Secondary (2)
24 Messano 3 26 Married (2)
Single (1)
Nurses (2)
Counsellor (1)
Secondary (3)
25 Chongoene 2 30 Single (2) Nurse (1) Assistant (1) Secondary (2)
Panel discussion
 1 Community Advisor Board Manhiça 6 57 Married (4)
Widow (1)
Divorced (1)
community leader and neighborhood chief (4)
Traditional healer (1)
Activist (1)
Primary (6)
 2 IRB Manhiça 6 39 Married (3)
Single (3)
Medical doctor (2)
Teacher (1)
Judge (1)
Theologian (1)
Community Liaison Officer (1)
Licenciature (5)
Secondary (1)
  1. *Missing data