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Table 1 Participant demographics in the semi-structured interviews (N = 25)

From: Low-income parents’ perceptions of the importance of a musical training programme for their children: a qualitative study

  Frequency (%)
Sex
 Male 4 (16)
 Female 21 (84)
Marital status
 Married 19 (76)
 Divorced/ separated 6 (24)
Educational level
 Primary 1 (4)
 Lower secondary 10 (40)
 Higher secondary 12 (48)
 Tertiary 2 (8)
Employment status
 Employed 8 (32)
 Unemployed 17 (68)
Types of housing
 Subdivided flats 13 (52)
 Public rental housing 11 (44)
 Private rental housing 0 (0)
 Private housing (owner) 1 (4)
Previous musical experiences
 Yes 2 (8)
 No 23 (92)
Mean (SD)
Age (parents), yr 35.8 (5.9)
Age (children), yr 4.7 (1)