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Table 1 Characteristics of the qualitative focus group respondents (n = 40)

From: A mixed methods study to understand patient expectations for antibiotics for an upper respiratory tract infection

Focus Group TARGET PROFILE GENDER LIFESTAGE/AGE LOCATION
Group 1 Parents with children between the ages 6 and 12 years Female Mix of life stages and age 25 to 60 years Sydney CBD
Group 2 Parents with at least one child 5 or under (4 were first time parents) Female Western Sydney
Group 3 Low SES
• Annual household income to be less than $50 k
• Highest level of education High School or TAFE
4 x Female
4 x Male
Western Sydney
Group 4 Long term migrants who speak Arabic at home 4 x Female
4 x Male
Sydney CBD
Group 5 Long term migrants who speak Chinese at home 4 x Female
4 x Male
Sydney CBD