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Table 1 Participant demographics and attitude to down-referral by focus group

From: A study of patient attitudes towards decentralisation of HIV care in an urban clinic in South Africa

Focus group Number of participants Gender Home languages Groups in favour of down-referral Groups opposed to down-referral
   Male Female    
A 7 1 6 Sesotho, Zulu 3 (43%) 4 (57%)
B 8 1 7 Sesotho, Setswana, Zulu 0 (0%) 8 (100%)
C 8 6 2 Sesotho, Zulu 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
D 8 3 5 Sesotho, Setswana, Zulu 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
E 8 5 3 Sesotho, Zulu, English 1 (13%) 7 (88%)
F 9 4 5   4 (44%) 5 (56%)
G 8 3 5 Sesotho, Setswana, Zulu 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
H 6 0 6 Sesotho, Setswana, Zulu 2 (33%) 4 (67%)
I 8 3 5 Sesotho, Setswana, Zulu 4 (50%) 4 (50%)
J 6 1 5 Sesotho, Setswana, Zulu 2(33%) 4(67%)
Total 76 27 49   28 (37%) 48 (63%)