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Table 1 Summary of focus group discussions and individual interviews conducted throughout Vanuatu

From: The individual, the government and the global community: sharing responsibility for health post-2015 in Vanuatu, a small island developing state

Focus group no. Location, name of island Number of participants Participant type Language
Total Female Male
1 Urban, Efate n = 10 n = 5 n = 5 Secondary school students English
2 Rural, Efate n = 12 n = 6 n = 6 Parents of primary school children Bislama
3 Rural, Efate n = 10 n = 4 n = 6 Adult community members Bislama
4 Remote, Tanna n = 10 n = 5 n = 5 Adult villagers Bislama
5 Remote, Tanna n = 10 n = 5 n = 5 Adult villagers Bislama
6 Rural, Tanna n = 8 n = 1 n = 7 Adult community members English, Bislama
7 Remote, Espiritu Santo n = 11 n = 5 n = 6 Adult villagers Bislama
8 Rural, Espiritu Santo n = 11 n = 6 n = 5 Adult community members Bislama
9 Urban, Espiritu Santo n = 8 n = 6 n = 2 Parents of primary school children Bislama
10 Urban, Espiritu Santo n = 10 n = 5 n = 5 Secondary school students English
11 Urban, Espiritu Santo n = 1 n = 1   Female community member Bislama
12 Urban, Efate n = 1 n = 1   Female public health worker English
Total   n = 102 n = 50 n = 52   
  1. Modified from: Sheridan S, Brolan C, Fitzgerald L, Tasserei J, Maleb M, Rory J, Hill P. Facilitating health and wellbeing is “everybody’s role”: youth perspectives from Vanuatu on health and the post-2015 sustainable development goal agenda. International Journal for Equity in Health. 2014;13;80