Research Article

Exploring Mental Health Status and Psychosocial Support among Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh: A Qualitative Study

Table 1

Types of tools used and general demographic characteristics of the participants.

Type of data collection method and toolsNumber of interviews, FGD/HFA questionnaires completed ()Gender

Health facility assessment (HFA) checklist123
Key informant interview (service providers)212Adults: 8 female, 4 male
Key informant interview (clients)315Adults: 10 female, 5 male
Observation checklist419
Focus group discussions (FGDs)54Adults: female : male ratio—50 : 50

1HFA checklist was administered at every facility visited as part of the random sampling frame. 2Key informant interviews for service providers were done after the mapping of facilities. 3Interviews of clients and key informants were conducted at the camps. 4Observation checklists were administered as part of field visits through both random and purposive sampling to make in-depth observations of health services focused on MHPSS [15]. 5FGDs were conducted in the camps and at Cox’s Bazar based on FGD guide which centred on the MHPSS.