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Table 1 Participants’ characteristics

From: Policymaker, health provider and community perspectives on male involvement during pregnancy in southern Mozambique: a qualitative study

  Male Female
Key informant interviews (n = 10)
 Key informants background
  ∙ Government (MoH) 0 3
  ∙ NGO 2 2
  ∙ Academic background 1 2
Community FGDs (n = 10, total 63 participants)
 Position in community
  ∙ Activist/CHW 1 6
  ∙ Child <2 years old 6 15
  ∙ Pregnancy 4 7
  ∙ Community Leader 11 6
  ∙ Traditional Midwife 0 5
  ∙ Traditional Healer 1 1
 Level of education   
  ∙ None 1 8
  ∙ Primary 20 27
  ∙ Secondary 2 2
  ∙ Higher education 0 1
 Marital status   
  ∙ Single 3 14
  ∙ In relationship 20 21
  ∙ Widow 0 4
Providers FGDS (n = 6, total 36 participants)
 Function in health center
  ∙ MCH nurse 0 13
  ∙ General nurse 2 1
  ∙ Technical Pharmacist 0 3
  ∙ Technical Agent 2 9
  ∙ General Doctor 0 1
  ∙ No qualification 1 1
  ∙ Social worker 1 5
 Marital status
  ∙ Single 4 18
  ∙ In relationship 1 15
Couple interviews (n = 3, total 6 participants)
 Reproductive life stage
  ∙ Pregnant couple expecting first child 1 1
  ∙ Young couple with 6 children 1 1
  ∙ Senior couple with grandchildren 1 1