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Table 1 Description of focus group participants in India and South Africa

From: Attitudes and perceptions about breastfeeding among female and male informal workers in India and South Africa

Type of workCountrySettingNo. of FGDsGenderNo. of participants
Domestic workersIndiaAnand Vihar, New Delhi (ND)2Female11
Malea12
South AfricaUrban, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)2Female7
Female3
South AfricaRural, KZN2Female5
Female9
Home-based workersIndiaSundarnagri, ND2Female12
Malea11
Market traders / street vendingSouth AfricaUrban, KZN3Female8
Female7
Male8
South AfricaRural, KZN4Female6
Female4
Male6
Male3
IndiaJahangirpuri, ND3Female10
Female12
Male15a
Waste pickersSouth AfricaUrban, KZN3Female8
Female5
Male8
Pheri barteringIndiaRaghubir Nagar, ND1Female9
  1. a Male participants were related to informal women workers but did not undertake the work themselves