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Table 2 Characteristics of focus group participants (n = 88)

From: Shaping interventions to address waterpipe smoking in Arabic-speaking communities in Sydney, Australia: a qualitative study

Characteristic Category n (%)
Gender Female 45 (51%)
Male 42 (48%)
Not recorded 1 (1%)
Age (years) 18–25 40 (46%)
26–35 31 (35%)
36–50 14 (16%)
51–60 1 (1%)
60+ 1 (1%)
Not recorded 1 (1%)
Country of birth Australia 59 (67%)
Lebanon 20 (23%)
Egypt 2 (2%)
Iraq 2 (2%)
Bahrain 1 (1%)
Libya 1 (1%)
Nepal 1 (1%)
Sudan 1 (1%)
Syria 1 (1%)
Languages spoken by participants Arabic and English 60 (68%)
Arabic only 7 (8%)
English only 20 (23%)
Nepali and English 1 (1%)