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Table 2 Participants’ demographic details

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

Participant demographics (n = 179)South Africa (n = 87)India (n = 92)
Population
 African87
 Hindu80
 Muslim11
 Other1
Sex
 Female6254
 Male2538
No. of days worked per week
 1–3 days159
 4–6 days4752
 7 days2531
Level of education
 Did not attend142
 Primary school education1531
 Secondary education5114
 Matriculated205
Age category
 20–251250
 26–302033
 31–35227
 36–4525
 46>8
 Don’t know02
No of children under 5
 None (males only)12
 1 child6254
 2+ children1338
No of children under 5 currently residing with fathers
 Father not staying with child264
 Father staying with child6188