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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of focus group participants

From: Pathway to mental health recovery: a qualitative and quantitative study on the needs of Chinese psychiatric inpatients

  Number Percentage
Professional group total 7  
 Gender   
 Male 3 42.86
 Female 4 57.14
 Professional group   
 Medical 1 14.29
 Nursing 3 42.86
 Occupational therapy 1 14.29
 Medical social work 2 28.57
 Years of experience in psychiatric services   
 0–10 years 1 14.29
 11–20 years 3 42.86
  > 20 years 3 42.86
Patient group total 33  
 Gender   
 Male 21 64.10
 Female 12 35.90
 Age   
 18–30 3 7.69
 31–40 9 23.08
 41–50 6 20.51
 51–60 13 35.90
  > 60 2 12.82
 Primary diagnosis   
 Schizophrenia 28 87.18
 Depression/Bipolar affective disorder/Schizoaffective disorder 5 12.82
 Education Level   
 No formal education 1 5.13
 Primary 3 12.82
 Secondary 26 74.36
 Tertiary 3 7.69
 Current wards/units   
 Acute wards 8 23.08
 Medium-stay wards 15 41.03
 Rehabilitation wards 10 35.90
Relative group total 6  
 Gender   
 Male 2 33.33
 Female 4 66.67
 Age   
 18–40 0 0.00
 41–60 4 66.66
  > 60 2 33.33
 Education Level   
 No formal education 0 0.00
 Primary 2 33.33
 Secondary 2 33.33
 Tertiary 2 33.33
 Relationship with the patient   
 Patient’s parent 4 66.67
 Patient’s child 1 16.67
 Patient’s sibling 1 16.67