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Table 1 Characteristics of focus group participants (n = 41)

From: Accessing health services in India: experiences of seasonal migrants returning to Nepal

  FGD1 FGD2 FGD3 FGD4 FGD5 FGD6
Gender Male Male Male Male Male Male
Age 20–38 22–37 22–40 21–43 19–44 21–48
Ethnicity Chhetri-8 Chhetri-3,
Dalit-3
Chhetri-4
Dalit-3
Dalit-6 Dalit-8 Chhetri-4
Hill Dalit-2
Place of origin Achham Doti Kailali Banke Surkhet Kanchanpur
Job in India Hotel-6
Driver-1
Security gaurd-1
Labour-6 Labour-6 Hotel-2
Labour-4
Hotel-2
Labour-4
Agriculture-1
Securityguard-1
Hotel-3
Watchman-3
Factory worker-1
State of India for work Delhi-2
Gujrat-2,
Mumbai-4
Maharastra-3 Punjab-1, Uttarpradesh-2 Delhi-2
Punjab-2,
Mumbai-3
Delhi-2,
Gadwal-1,
Rupaidiha-1,
Nanapaara-1
Maharastra-1
Gujrat-3
Mumbai-1
Simla-1
Uttarakhanda-1
Odisa-1
Mahrastra-2
Punjab-1
Kerala-2
Tamilnadu-1
Karnatak-1
Length of stay (yrs) 0.5–8.0 6.0–20 2.0–8.0 0.5–1.0 0.5–2.0 0.7–1.3