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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the participants

From: Malawian fathers’ views and experiences of attending the birth of their children: a qualitative study

Demographic characteristic Number
Educational level completed  
  Primary level 0
  Secondary level 4
  Tertiary level 16
Employment  
  Paid up jobs 17
  Self-employed 3
Ethnicity  
  Chewa 6
  Ngoni 4
  Tumbuka 4
  Mang’anja 2
  Yao 2
  Lomwe 2
Parity of spouse  
  First time fathers 9
  Second and more time fathers 11
Spouses’ mode of birth  
  Normal vaginal birth 16
  Caesarean section 4