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Table 1 Focus group discussion and interview demographics

From: Development of an intervention delivered by mobile phone aimed at decreasing unintended pregnancy among young people in three lower middle income countries

  Tajikistan
n = 78
n (%)
Bolivia
n = 64
n (%)
Palestine
n = 35
n (%)
Number of participants
 FGD1 10 5 10
 FGD2 8 8 Not attended
 FGD3 10 10 Not attended
 FGD4 8 5 4
 FGD5 15 10 3
 FGD6 9 10 7
 FGD7 9 7 7
 FGD8 8 7 Not attended
 Interviews 1 2 4
Age
 15–19 37 (47.4) 26 (40.6) 2 (5.7)
 20–24 37 (47.4) 36 (56.3) 26 (74.3)
 25–30 4 (5.1) 2 (3.1) 5 (14.3)
 Missing 0 0 2 (5.7)
Gender
 Male 33 (42.3) 28 (43.8) 13 (37.1)
 Female 45 (57.7) 36 (56.3) 22 (62.9)
 Missing 0 0 0
Residential area
 City 50 (64.1) not collectedb 10 (28.6)
 Othera 28 (35.9) 24 (68.6)
 Missing 0 1 (2.9)
Occupation
 Working 20 (25.6) 4 (6.3) 5 (14.3)
 Unemployed 8 (10.3) 0 3 (8.6)
 Full-time parent 1 (1.3) 0 3 (8.6)
 In education or training 49 (62.8) 60 (93.8) 19 (54.3)
 Missing 0 0 5 (14.3)
Pregnancy intention (current)
 Avoid 11 (14.1) 38 (59.4) 13 (37.1)
 Unsure/not avoid/do not mind 29 (37.2) 14 (21.9) 18 (5.1)
 Not sexually active 30 (38.5) 12 (18.8) 2 (5.7)
 Missing 8 (10.3) 0 2 (5.7)
Current method
 Nonec 51 (65.4) 20 (31.3) 13 (37.1)
 Condoms only 22 (28.2) 31 (48.4) 3 (8.6)
 Withdrawal only 0 1 (1.6) 3 (8.6)
 Condoms and withdrawal 2 (2.6) 0 0
 Calendar-based only 0 5 (7.8) 2 (5.7)
 Effective methodd 3 (3.8) 5 (7.8) 8 (22.9)
 Condoms and calendar-based 0 1 (1.6) 1 (2.9)
 Lactational amenorrhea method only 0 0 1 (2.9)
 Condoms and lactational amenorrhea method 0 0 1 (2.9)
 Missing 0 1 (1.6) 3 (8.6)
  1. a’Other’ in Tajikistan is Vahdat, a large town 10 km outside of the capital Dushanbe; ‘Other’ in Palestine is village or refugee camp
  2. bParticipants from El Alto, La Paz or close surrounding areas
  3. cIncludes participants not sexually active
  4. dOral contraceptives, injectables, intra-uterine devices (IUDs), implants, the patch or the ring