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Table 2 Characteristics of participants in in-depth interviews and focus group discussion

From: Health information and health-seeking behaviour in Yemen: perspectives of health leaders, midwives and mothers in two rural areas of Yemen

Characteristic Mothers (n = 15) Midwives (n = 5) Health leaders (n = 4)
Age, mean (SD) 29.2 (6.8) 50.8 (8.2) 47 (8.8)
Highest level of education, n (%)
 No formal education 4 (27) 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Basic education 4 (27) 2 (40) 0 (0)
 Secondary education 5 (33) 2 (40) 1 (25)
 Tertiary education 2 (13) 1 (20) 3 (75)
Employment status, n (%)
 Employed 3 (20) 5 (100) 4 (100)
 Unemployed 12 (80) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Number of children, n (%)
 1 6 (40)   
 2 5 (33)   
 3–4 4 (27)   
Number of years of professional experience, n (%)
 ≤ 5 years   1 (20) 2 (50)
 > 5 years   4 (80) 2 (50)
  1. SD Standard deviation