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Table 1 Socio-demographic and basic data of qualitative study participants, rural Arsi Ethiopia, 2015

From: Dietary habits, food taboos, and perceptions towards weight gain during pregnancy in Arsi, rural central Ethiopia: a qualitative cross-sectional study

Socio-demographic characteristic KII (n = 38) FGD (n = 59)
N (%) N (%)
Age   
 • 23–30 6 (15.8) 18 (30.5)
 • 31–40 2 (5.3) 17 (28.8)
 • 41–50 2 (5.3) 15 (25.4)
 • 51–60 1 (2.6) 7 (11.9)
 • 60+ 27 (71) 2 (3.4)
Occupation/role in the community   
 • Health worker 9 (23.7)
 • Grand parent 23 (60.5)
 • Community leader 6 (15.8)
Role in the family   
 • Wife   33 (55.9)
 • Husband   26 (44.1)
Sex   
 • Male 21 (55.3) 33 (55.9)
 • Female 17 (44.7) 26 (44.1)
Total 38 (100) 59 (100)
  1. Footnote: The maximum frequency (%) under a given category of socio-demographic characteristic is italised for emphasis