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Table 1 Focus groups discussion with female caregivers (n = 22)

From: The folk illness kimeo and “traditional” uvulectomy: an ethnomedical study of care seeking for children with cough and weakness in Dar es Salaam

Group Occupation Type of network Age group Education Number of participants
01 Self-employed Saving club 25–35 Primary 5
02 Self-employed Saving club 25–35 Primary 5
03 Homemakers Neighbours 25–35 Primary 4
04 Homemakers Neighbours 35–45 Primary 5
05 Retired from formal sector jobs Neighbours 60–70 Secondary and tertiary 3