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Table 1 Number of focus group discussions and participants in Luapula, Central and Lusaka Provinces

From: Experiences with and expectations of maternity waiting homes in Luapula Province, Zambia: a mixed–methods, cross-sectional study with women, community groups and stakeholders

Type of Participant Number of focus group discussions [participants]
Past users of maternity homes: women who delivered in a facility within the past year and currently pregnant women 3 [30 participants]
Non-maternity home users: women who delivered in a facility within the past year and currently pregnant women 4 [40 participants]
Women who have not yet delivered in a facility: women who gave birth at home or with a traditional birth attendant within the past year, or women who are currently pregnant for the first time 4 [40 participants]
Safe Motherhood Action Groups and Neighbourhood Health Committees 10 [86 participants]
Senior Women 4 [40 participants)
Total 25 [236 participants]