A community-based participatory assessment of rural women’s barriers to preventing podoconiosis in Rwanda.

Published: 14 November 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/m85357d7tz.1
Gloria Igihozo


Focus group discussions conducted to understand the economic, cultural, and ergonomic factors that impact rural female farmers’ use of protective footwear in Rwanda. Interviews were conducted across four provinces of the country, with male and female farmers.


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Independent open reading of six transcripts Independent codebook development Comparing code structure and making adjustements/changes Coding of all transcripts (inductively and iteratively)- independently Researchers meet to compare codes and discuss any discrepancies, changes made to the code book Final round of coding based on final codebook Meeting to compare codes Independent development of themes Meeting to compare themes Discussions on final themes based on initial research questions. All coding was done using Dedoose software (Version 9.0.86)


University of Global Health Equity


Public Health, Qualitative Research, Focus Group


Rwanda National Council for Science and Technology