Table 2

SickleGenAfrica year 1 focus groups: participants at each study site

Study site/participants and target numberAccraKumasiAbujaKanoLagosDar es salaam
Parents/caregivers of children with SCD (4)443434
Adults with SCD (4)442344
Patient association/support group (2)222222
Community leaders (3)322233
Doctors (2)222222
Hospital nurse (1)111111
Community nurse (1)111111
Community health worker (1)111111
Government health representatives (2)222222
Total number201916181920
Proportion of targeted number (%)10095809095100
  • SCD, sickle cell disease; SickleGenAfrica, Sickle Cell Disease Genomics of Africa Network.