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Table 2 Characteristics of participants, focus group discussions

From: Barriers to the National Onchocerciasis Control Programme at operational level in Cameroon: a qualitative assessment of stakeholders’ views

  No. of participants Gender distribution Participants’ roles No. of years in the CDTI (min–max)
FGD 1 5 5M Mixed: 3CDD/2HAC 2–20
FGD 2 6 4F/2M HAC 4–15
FGD 3 5 1F/4M HAC Unknown
FGD 4 5 5M HAC 4 for all
FGD 5 12 10F/2M CDD 0–4
FGD 6 5 5M CDD 3–20
FGD 7 7 4F/3M CDD 2–14
FGD 8 6 3F/3M CDD 4–16
  1. Abbreviations: CDD, community directed distributor; CDTI, community directed treatment with ivermectin; F, female participants; FGD, focus group discussion; HAC, health area committee; M, male participants