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Table 2 Frequency (%) of responses among participants

From: A qualitative analysis of immigrant population health practices in the Girona Healthcare Region

Major themes Type of participant and their view %
Gender roles within the family Women from Morocco  
  Western view of gender roles 47
  Women from Gambia  
  Traditional view of gender roles 53
Family planning Women from Morocco  
  Western view in young urban women 85
  Women from Gambia  
  Traditional view in all women 95
  Health care professionals  
  Traditional view in Gambian and Moroccan women 90
Use of health resources African men  
  Adequate knowledge of channels for using the health system 67
  Native men  
  Adequate knowledge of channels for using the health system 100
  Health care professionals  
  Immigrant population uses primary care services in more extreme situations than native population 70
  Moroccan women  
  Adequate knowledge of channels for using the health system 80
  Gambian women  
  Adequate knowledge of channels for using the health system 40
Views of the healthcare system African men  
  Excessive waiting time for medical specialist 95
  Native men  
  Excessive waiting time for medical specialist 95
  Health care professionals  
  Immigrants are not punctual for medical appointments 80
  Moroccan women  
  Excessive waiting time for medical specialist 95
  Catalan language problems 15
  Gambian women  
  Excessive waiting time for medical specialist 95
  1. Source: own data