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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of in-depth interviews and focus group discussion participants

From: A mixed-methods study of pesticide exposures in Breastmilk and Community & Lactating Women’s perspectives from Haryana, India

Population Peri-urban Rural
In-depth Interviews (n = 30)
Lactating Mothers (#) 14 16
 Maternal age (mean) 26.3 23.9
 Religion (n) 14 – Hindu 8 – Hindu, 8 - Muslim
Focus Group Discussions (n = 9)
Mothers in-law/Women (#) 6 16
 Age (mean) 45.7 59.2
 Religion (n) 6 – Hindu 10 – Hindu, 6 – Muslim
Fathers in-law/Fathers (#) 7 17
 Age (mean) 52.4 47.5
 Religion (n) 7 – Hindu 8 – Hindu, 9 - Muslim
Frontline Workers (#) 5 12
 ASHAs 6
 AWWs 5 6
 Age (mean) 36 32.9
 Religion (n) 5 - Hindu 11 – Hindu, 1 - Muslim