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Table 2 Socio-demographic characteristics of FGD participants

From: Perceptions and reported practices of pregnant women and mothers of children under two years of age regarding antibiotic use and resistance in Vientiane province, Lao PDR: a qualitative study

No. FGD No. of partici-pants Category of participants Age range Range of No of pregnancy and delivery Occupation Education
1 9 Pregnant women at 3rd trimester 22–29 1–3 and 0–2 8 housewives
1 student
2 not completed primary school.
4 primary school
3 secondary school
2 11 Pregnant women at 3rd trimester 19–40 1–6 and 0–5 7 rice farmers
3 housewives
1 trader
3 not completed primary school.
7 primary school
1 secondary school
3 9 Pregnant women at 3rd trimester 17–39 1–4 and 0–2 4 rice farmers
5 housewives
2 not completed primary school.
6 primary school
1 secondary school
4 8 Mothers with children < 2 yrs old 19–35 1–2 and 1–2 5 rice farmers
2 housewives
1 worker
2 not completed primary school.
5 primary school
1 secondary school
5 9 Mothers with children < 2 yrs old 17–33 1–3 and 1–3 3 rice farmers
6 housewives
3 not completed primary school.
5 primary school
1 secondary school
6 9 Mothers with children < 2 yrs old 22–31 1–3 and 1–3 3 rice farmers
6 housewives
2 not completed primary school.
7 primary school