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Table 1 Background characteristics of the participants

From: “We struggle with the earth everyday”: parents’ perspectives on the capabilities for healthy child growth in haor region of Bangladesh

Mothers IDI FGD Fathers IDI FGD
 Age range 23–30 years 16–35 years Age range 21–45 years
Religion
 Muslims 4 26 Muslims 3 23
 Hindus   7 Hindus 1  
Occupation Dry season Wet season Dry season Wet season
 Household work 3 32 Rice Cultivation 2   18  
 Others 1 (Stitching) 1 (grocery) Small Business (selling vegetables, betel leaves and nuts, and cosmetics; fishing/fish selling) 2 4 5 9
Day labourer (masonry, pulling rickshaws, rowing boats)     8
jobless     6
Education
 No education   1 No education 1 5
 Only Signature 3 15 Only Signature 1 8
 Below Primary 1 3 Below Primary 1 5
 Primary education   9 Primary education 1 2
 Below SSC (secondary school certificate)   3 Below SSC (secondary school certificate)   3
 SSC   2