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Table 3 Characteristics of the participants

From: Explaining culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) parents’ access of healthcare services for developmental surveillance and anticipatory guidance: qualitative findings from the ‘Watch Me Grow’ study

No Mean Age(SD)a Interpreter Mode of data collection Country of Birth/Origin No of years living in Australia
(Median, IQR yrs)
Level, (n)
37.3(4.8) Y Focus group All participants from Vietnam 9 (5–13) Primary school-1
Yr 12- 6
Yr 10-1
UG- 2
PG- 2
IF0062-IF0065 41.7 (6.7) N Focus group English
23(11–35) Trade apprentice -2
Yr 12-1
Primary school -1
IF0029 N/A N Interview Filipino 16 UG degree
IF0030 N/A N Interview Australia 24 UG degree
IF0036-0040 38.2(3.6) Y Focus group Vietnam-4
20 (16–26) UG degree- 1
Yr 12- 2
PG- 1
Yr 10
IF0047-0050 34.5 (9) Y Focus group All participants from Iraq 9 (6.5–10) PG
Yr 12-2
Primary school
IF0051-0055 40(11) N Focus group Indian-4
6(5.8–13.8) Primary school
Yr 12
Trade apprentice
Yr 10
IF0056 N/A N Interview Afghani 12 Yr 12
IF1001 N/A N Interview Caucasian 35 PG
IF1002b N/A N Interview Brazil N/A N/A
IF1003b N/A N Interview Arabic N/A N/A
IF1004b N/A N Interview Caucasian N/A N/A
IF1012-1015b N/A N Focus Group Caucasian N/A N/A
  1. UG Undergraduate; PG Post graduate degree
  2. aSD-Standard Deviation
  3. bDemographic data was not available, N/A-not available