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Table 1 Characteristics of participants (n = 41) attending the focus group discussions (FGD)

From: “An on-going individual adjustment”: a qualitative study of midwives’ experiences counselling pregnant women on physical activity in Sweden

FGD (n) Mean age years Work experience as midwife Work experience in ANC
    mean years (range) mean years (range)
Northern Sweden     
FGD 1 2 49.5 17.5 (10-25) 9.5 (4-15)
FGD 2 7 53.2 23.7 (5-35) 12.7 (5-27)
FGD 3 6 52.5 26.7 (2-35) 16.7 (8-27)
Mid Sweden     
FGD 4 5 36.5 7.0 (2-9) 2.3 (1-5)
FGD 5 5 58.3 23.0 (5-26) 16.5 (4-24)
FGD 6 9 42.1 16.1 (8-19) 11.9 (3-17)
Southern Sweden     
FGD 7 5 48.8 13.8 (2-22) 12.8 (2-18)
FGD 8 2 47.5 17.5 (15-20) 7.5 (2-13)