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Table 1 Description of the participants in the focus group discussions (n = 28)

From: Experiences and needs concerning health related information for newly arrived refugees in Sweden

  Group 1 n= Group 2 n= Group 3 n= Group 4 n= Group 5 n= Group 6 n= Group 7 n=
Gender
 Female 5 3 4 5
 Male 4 3 4
Age
 Mean (range) 44 (41–54) 40 (37–42) missing* 29 (24–37) 36 (27–55) 34 (28–49) 51 (31–67)
Education (years)
 No education/illiterate   1 2
 1-6 years   1 2 2
 7-9 years missing** 1 1 2
 10–12 years 1 5   1
  > 12 years 3   2 1
Country of birth
 Palestine 2
 Jordania 1
 Somalia 4 5 4
 Syria 4 2 3 3
Native language
 Arabic 4 3 3
 Somali 5 4 5 4
  1. * Three participants were between18 and 65; exact ages are missing. ** Three participants had < 10 years of education; exact level is missing