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Table 1 Composition of the focus groups and selected individual characteristic of participants

From: Persistent high fertility in Uganda: young people recount obstacles and enabling factors to use of contraceptives

Number of FGDs Gender, age, and marital status of participants Education level Occupation
2 Male unmarried 15-19 (N = 19)
Mityana(9), Mubende(10)
Primary,
Secondary 10/9
Students (9), farmer(5), builders(1), 'boda'*(1), trader (3)
2 Male unmarried 20-24 (N = 17)
Mityana(9), Mubende(8)
Primary
Secondary 10/7
Boda (3), farmers(7), trader(1), students(5), builders (1)
2 Female unmarried 15-19 (N = 19)
Mityana(9), Mubende(10)
Primary
Secondary 9/10
Students(11), farmers (5), trader (1), None (2)
2 Female unmarried 20-24 (N = 15)
Mityana(8), Mubende(7)
Primary
Secondary 9/6
Farmers(10), traders(3), students(2)
2 Male married 15-19 (N = 17)
Mityana(7), Mubende(10)
Primary
Secondary 12/5
Farmers(12), trader(3), builders(1),Boda (1)
2 Male married 20-24 (N = 18)
Mityana(8), Mubende(10)
Primary
Secondary 12/6
Farmers(5), trader(6), Boda (5), teachers(1), carpenter (1)
2 Female married 15-19 (N = 20)
Mityana(10), Mubende(10)
Primary
Secondary 12/8
House wife(6), farmers(5), trader(7)
2 Female married 20-24 (N = 20)
Mityana(10), Mubende(10)
Primary
Secondary14/6
House wife(9), farmers(11)
  1. * Boda boda- commercial motor cycle riders.