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Table 4 Table of participants in qualitative research

From: Combining PPI with qualitative research to engage ‘harder-to-reach’ populations: service user groups as co-applicants on a platform study for a trial

  Parent statusa Age Marital Statusb Ethnicityc Educationd Employed (yes/no) Smoking Statuse Lives with smoker (yes/no) Infant feeding intentions or feeding statusf Previous Infant Feeding Experiencesg Experience of Incentivesh
North East Scotland Mother 21 1 1 3 No 5 Yes 3 2 No
Mother 40 1 1 3 Yes 1 No 2 1 No
Mother* 30 1 1 2 No 1 No 1 1 No
Mother* 22 2 1 3 Yes 1 No 3 1 No
Mother 32 1 1 3 No 5 No N/A 1 No
Mother Unknown 1 1 Unknown No 5 Yes 3 1 No
Mother* Unknown 2 1 Unknown No 5 No 3 1 No
Grandmother 51 1 1 3 Unknown 5 Yes N/A Unknown No
Mother Unknown 2 1 Unknown No 3 No 3 1 No
North West England Mother 62 1 1 3 No 1 No N/A 1 No
Mother* 26 1 1 3 Yes 1 No 1 1 No
Mother 28 1 1 3 Yes 1 No N/A 1 No
Mother* 27 1 1 3 Yes 4 No 1 1 No
Mother 39 2 1 3 No 1 No N/A 1 No
Mother 53 2 1 1 No 1 No N/A 1 No
  1. NB demographic details are available for all those who took part in audio recorded qualitative research sessions (n = 15 - 9 from Scotland and 6 from England)
  2. aMother relates to those who have older children (who may/may not be currently pregnant); mother* relates to women who have older children and who are pregnant; Woman relates to those who are pregnant/expecting first child
  3. b1 – participant married/living together/in a relationship; 2 – single/divorced
  4. c1 - White; 2 - Black or Minority Ethnic classifications (BME)
  5. d1- Degree level qualification; 2 - A level or equivalent; 3 - GCSE/NVQ or equivalent; 4 - No formal qualifications; 5- not recorded
  6. e1 – Never smoked; 2 – Quit during pregnancy; 3 – Cut down during pregnancy; 4 – Quit prior to pregnancy; 5 – Currently smoking
  7. fCode relates to women who are currently pregnant or have a baby under 6 months; 1 – Plan to breastfeed/breastfeeding; 2 – Plan to mixed feed/mixed feeding; 3 – Plan to formula feed/formula feeding
  8. g.Code relates to families with older children/interviewed in post-natal period 1 – Previous experience of breastfeeding; 2 – Never breastfed
  9. h‘Other’ relates to those involved in Barnardo’s Early Years Early Action Fund; http://www.barnardos.org.uk/media_centre/press_releases.htm?ref=81644)