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Table 2 Refugee focus groups per study setting

From: A social ecological approach to understanding service utilization barriers among male survivors of sexual violence in three refugee settings: a qualitative exploratory study

  Bangladesha Italyb Kenya Total
Boys (15–17) 3 3 4 10
Girls (15–17) 1 0 0 1
Young men (18–24) 4 4 4 12
Men (24–65) 7 1 4 12
Women (24–65) 3 0 4 7
Men with physical disabilities (18–65) 3 0 4 7
Persons with diverse SOGIESC (18–65) 0 2 4 6
Total 21 10 24 55
  1. a Focus groups with Rohingya with diverse sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or sex characteristics (SOGIESC) were not convened due to the inability to identify safe spaces in which to hold the discussions at the time of data collection
  2. b Focus groups with women and girls were not convened given the low number of female refugees and migrants entering Italy and the high levels of sexual violence-related trauma within this population. Focus groups with men with disabilities were not convened given the low number of men with disabilities within this refugee and migrant community