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Table 2 Summary of focus group discussion participant characteristics, by group and total

From: A cross-sectional study describing motivations and barriers to voluntary medical male circumcision in Lesotho

Socio-demographic characteristics Carewell 1 N = 10 Carewell 2 N = 10 Carewell 3 N = 7 Apex N = 8 Total N = 35
  n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Age      
  Mean (SD) 33.1 (2.8) 20.5 (1.6) 21.9 (3.2) 32.4 (4.1) 27.1 (6.6)
  Min, Max 30, 37 18, 23 18, 26 27, 39 18, 39
Marital status*      
  Never married 2 (20.0) 9 (90.0) 6 (85.7) 2 (25.0) 19 (54.3)
  Married 8 (80.0) 1 (10.0) 1 (14.3) 6 (75.0) 16 (45.7)
Village of residence      
  Urban 10 (100.0) 10 (100.0) 5 (71.4) 8 (100.0) 33 (94.3)
  Rural 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 2 (28.6) 0 (0.0) 2 (5.7)
Highest education completed      
  None 0 (0.0) 9 (90.0) 3 (42.9) 0 (0.0) 12 (34.3)
  Primary 2 (20.0) 1 (10.0) 2 (28.6) 2 (25.0) 7 (20.0)
  Secondary 1 (10.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (12.5) 2 (5.7)
  High school 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (14.3) 3 (37.5) 4 (11.4)
  Tertiary 7 (70.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (14.3) 2 (25.0) 10 (28.6)
Employment status      
  Unemployed 5 (50.0) 1 (10.0) 1 (14.3) 0 (0.0) 7 (20.0)
  Self-employed 3 (30.0) 3 (30.0) 3 (42.9) 1 (12.5) 10 (28.6)
  Employed, part-time 2 (20.0) 5 (50.0) 1 (14.3) 1 (12.5) 9 (25.7)
  Employed, full-time 0 (0.0) 1 (10.0) 2 (28.6) 6 (75.0) 9 (25.7)
  1. Proportion in table may not add up to 100.0% because of rounding; *no participants were divorced, separated, or widowed.