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Table 2 Crosstabulation; Number of groups and authors' explanation for number of groups

From: What about N? A methodological study of sample-size reporting in focus group studies

Number of groups Authors' explanation Total
  No explanation Practical reasons Recommended by literature Saturation Capacity to analyse data  
1 11 0 0 0 0 11
2 17 0 1 0 0 18
3 24 0 2 3 0 29
4 25 0 3 5 0 33
5 7 2 0 4 0 13
6 14 0 0 5 0 19
7 8 0 0 1 0 9
8 12 1 0 4 0 17
9 2 0 0 4 0 6
10 4 0 0 0 0 4
11 3 0 0 0 0 3
12 6 0 0 0 0 6
13 1 0 0 2 0 3
14-96 27 0 0 0 0 27
No info 22 0 0 0 0 22
Total 183 3 6 28 0 220