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Table 1 Demographic characteristics by focus group

From: Identification of barriers to the prevention and treatment of heat-related illness in Latino farmworkers using activity-oriented, participatory rural appraisal focus group methods

Demographic characteristic Focus group 1 (n=11) Focus group 2 (n=12) Focus group 3 (n=12) Total N (%)
Gender     
 Male 0 9 12 21 (60%)
 Female 11 3 0 14 (40%)
Age (years)*     
 <25 2 2 1 5 (16%)
 26-35 6 3 3 12 (34%)
 36-45 1 4 5 10 (29%)
 > 45 1 1 3 5 (16%)
Country of birth*     
 Mexico 9 10 12 31 (97%)
 United States 1 0 0 1 (3%)
Years lived in United States*     
 <1 0 0 0 0 (0%)
 2-4 0 1 0 1 (3%)
 5-7 2 1 0 3 (9%)
 8-10 2 4 4 10 (29%)
 >10 6 4 8 18 (56%)
Highest grade of school*     
 Did not complete primary school 2 2 0 4 (13%)
 Primary school (grade 1–6) 1 4 5 10 (29%)
 Some middle school (grade 7–9) 4 4 4 12 (38%)
 High school 3 0 2 5 (16%)
 Greater than high school 0 0 1 1 (3%)
Crop     
 Blueberries 11 0 0 11 (31%)
 Peach 0 12 0 12 (34%)
 Apples/cherries 0 0 12 12 (34%)
  1. * Three values missing (one from Focus Group 1; two from Focus Group 2). Percentages for these categories are out of 32 instead of 35.