Table 1

Focus group demographics
Group Location Gender Age range (years) Number of participants
One ROI Female 20-29 8
Two ROI Female 30-40 9
Three ROI Male 29-39 8
Four NI Male 29-59 6
Five* NI Male 20-25 7
Six NI Female 21-59 4
Seven NI Male 19-24 8
Eight† NI Female 39-45 4
Nine NI Female 22-63 5
Ten‡ NI Female 35-64 7

Abbreviations: ROI: Republic of Ireland, NI: Northern Ireland.

*All participants were recruited from a rugby team.

†All participants were recruited from a parent and toddler group for children of pre-school age.

‡All participants were recruited from a slimming club.

Spence et al.

Spence et al. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2013 10:92   doi:10.1186/1479-5868-10-92

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