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Table 1 Characteristics of the participants

From: Exploration of the definition and components of food and nutrition literacy among junior secondary school students: a qualitative study

Level of participant Position Age (Years) Gender Date of interview Type of Data collection
In–depth interview:
Number of participants
FGD:
Number of participant (Group number)
National level Policy maker (Responsible for food and nutrition policy, working at Ministry of Public Health National Health Security Office) 56 Female 14 May 2019 1  
Academic 1 (Nutrition expert) 51 Female 15 May 2019 1  
Academic 2 (Nutrition expert) 56 Male 21 May 2019 1  
Academic 3 (Nutrition expert) 56 Female 29 May 2019 1  
Provincial level Policy maker (Responsible for food and nutrition policy, working at Provincial Medical Health Office) 52 Male 22 July 2019 1  
District level Policy maker 1 (Responsible for food and nutrition policy, working at District Health Office) 41 Male 18 June 2019 1  
Practitioner 1 (Director of general hospital and community hospital) 53 Female 20 Aug 2019 1  
Practitioner 2 (Director of general hospital and community hospital) 39 Male 5 July 2019 1  
Practitioner 3 (Director of general hospital and community hospital) 46 Male 10 June 2019 1  
Practitioner 4 (Director of general hospital and community hospital) 59 Male 17 July 2019 1  
Practitioner 1 (Nurse at community hospital and sub district health promotion hospital) 34 Female 30 July 2019 1  
Practitioner 2 (Nurse at community hospital and sub district health promotion hospital) 44 Female 31 July 2019 1  
Practitioner 3 (Nurse at community hospital and sub district health promotion hospital) 35 Female 7 Aug 2019 1  
Practitioner 1 (School health Nurse, responsible for food and nutrition of the student) 58 Female 8 Aug 2019 1  
Practitioner 2 (School health Nurse, responsible for food and nutrition of the student) 58 Female 8 Aug 2019 1  
Practitioner 3 (School health Nurse, responsible for food and nutrition of the student) 46 Female 9 Aug 2019 1  
Junior secondary school student 1 13 Female 3 Sep 2019 1  
Junior secondary school student 2 13 Female 3 Sep 2019 1  
Junior secondary school student 3 13 Female 3 Sep 2019 1  
Junior secondary school student 4 14 Male 4 Sep 2019 1  
Junior secondary school student 5 14 Male 4 Sep 2019 1  
Junior secondary school student 6 15 Female 4 Sep 2019 1  
Junior secondary school student 7 15 Female 10 Sep 2019 1  
Junior secondary school student 8 14 Female 10 Sep 2019 1  
Junior secondary school student 9 14 Female 10 Sep 2019 1  
District level Practitioner (Nutritionist or nurses of general hospital and community hospital) 36, 43,
31, 42
Female 11 Mar 2020   4 (Group no.1)
Practitioner (Nurse at community hospital and sub district health promotion hospital) 30,48,32,
42,27,50
Female 26 Feb 2020   6 (Group no.2)
Practitioner (School health Nurse, responsible for food and nutrition of the student) 40,33,28,
26,34,37
Female 19 Feb 2020   6 (Group no.3)
Junior secondary school student 13,13,
15,15
Female 5 Feb 2020   4 (Group no.4)
Junior secondary school student 13, 13, 14,14 Female 12 Feb 2020   4 (Group no.5)
Total of participants 25 24 (5 FGDs)