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Table 1 Background characteristics of participants for focus group discussions, in-depth interviews, and key informants’ interviews, in five woredas of Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia, 2015

From: Barriers to husbands’ involvement in maternal health care in Sidama zone, Southern Ethiopia: a qualitative study

Characteristics10 FGD12 IDI10KIIs
Female (n = 42)Male (n = 38)Female (n = 5)Male (n = 7)Female (n = 4)Male (n = 6)
Age (year)18–3019162310
> 3023223436
Education status<Primary (1–6 grade)35224202
>Secondary (7–12 grade)7161544
Occupation typeGovernment employee8242533
NGO040111
Private390102
Housewife3130
Unemployed100
  1. FGD Focus group Discussion; IDI In-depth Interview; KII Key-Informant Interview; NGO Non-governmental organization