Table 5

Characteristic of participants in the qualitative part of the study

ParticipantsAgeMarital statusEmployment
Traditional midwivesRange: 68–83 years
Mean: 73.5
All marriedAll unemployed
Focus group discussion—young femaleRange: 30–44 years
Mean: 35.43
1 unmarried
6 married
2 employed
5 unemployed (housewives)
Focus group discussion—older femaleRange: 62–70 years
Mean: 62.43
All marriedAll unemployed
Focus group discussion—maleRange: 48–77 years
Mean: 62.43
All married2 employed
5 unemployed