Table 1

Demographic background of the participants

Focus group discussionsNdlavelaBoane
Group 1Group 2Group 3Group 1Group 2Group 3
Number of participants10999108
Gender (female:male)9:19:09:05:46:44:4
Age range (years)22–5124–5022–6126–7822–7034–67
Educational level
 Uneducated342343
 Primary school422234
 Secondary school234331
 Beyond secondary school101100
Occupation
 Activists for Mozambican women's organisations322021
 Community leaders432332
 Traditional birth attendants010010
 Students111110
 Teachers102100
 Healers012001
 Farmers000222
 Informal sellers110101
 Waitresses000100
 Traditional leaders000011