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Table 2 Amref study - Participant characteristics

From: Reducing unmet need for contraceptive services among youth in Homabay and Narok counties, Kenya: the role of community health volunteers – a qualitative study

  SSIs (N = 20) FGDs (11 FGDs, N = 104)
  Youth CHVs Youth CHVs
  Homabay Narok Homabay Narok Homabay Narok Homabay Narok
  N = 8 N = 5 N = 4 N = 3 4 FGDs, N = 43 3 FGDs, N = 22 2 FGDs, N = 23 2 FGDs, N = 16
Participant characteristics   Total   Total   Total   Total   Total   Total   Total   Total
Sex Female   4 2   3   1   22   8   18   9  
Male   4 3   1   2   21   14   5   7  
Age (years) Average   23   22   49   42   21   23   38   38
Civil status Not married/in union 1   4   2   1   12   6     1  
Married/in union 7   1   2   2   31   16   23   15  
Education Primary incomplete 1           6      
Primary 1       1    11 3   11   11  
Secondary 5   4   3      26 6   12   5  
Tertiary 1   1   1   2    6 7      
Ethnicity Kalenjin    4         8     8  
Kikuyu      1       1      
Kipsigis        1     6      
Kuria            1      
Luo   8    3     43   1   23   1  
Maasai    1     1     5     7  
Teso        1          
Religion Christian   8   5 4     43   21   23   16  
Missing value            1      
No. of children Average number       5.6   4.3   1   1.5   4   5
No 2   4              
Yes 6   1              
Years of service as youth leader Average   2   1.25             
Range   1-4   0.1-2             
Years of service as CHV Average       9   11.3         
Range       2-15   8-16