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Table 2 Data collection: number of FGDs, interviews, and participants by country, gender and years lived in Norway

From: A qualitative study on the experiences of southern European immigrant parents navigating the Norwegian healthcare system

Method of data collection Country of origin of participants Gender Years lived in Norway Language used Total participants
Italy Greece Portugal Spain Women Men < 5 > 5   
FGDs
 FGD 1 2 2 0 2 6 0 0 6 English 6
 FGD 2 0 0 0 4 4 0 4 0 Spanish 4
Interviews
 Individual Interviews 2 2 1 7 9 3 3 9 English (4)
Spanish (8)
12a
 Couple Interviews 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 Spanish 4
  1. aAmong these participants, six (2 Italians; 2 Spanish; 2 Greeks) had previously participated in the FGDs and were interviewed because they raised relevant issues related to their unique situations as single mothers or as women with a Norwegian partner