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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of the participants

From: How to make carer involvement in mental health inpatient units happen: a focus group study with patients, carers and clinicians

Gender Female n (%) Male n (%)
Patients 15 (48%) 16 (52%)
Carers 20 (91%) 2 (9%)
Clinicians 17 (52%) 16 (48%)
Age Mean (standard deviation)  
Patients 43 (12.3)  
Carers 51 (15.8)  
Clinicians 40 (10.4)  
Carer relationship to the patient N (%)
Mother 13 (59%)
Father 1 (5%)
Wife 2 (9%)
Partner 1 (5%)
Sister 2 (9%)
Daughter 2 (9%)
Sister and daughter 1 (5%)
Diagnosis N (%)
Psychotic disorders 7 (23%)
Mood disorders 12 (39%)
Personality disorders 1 (3%)
Missing 11 (35%)
Experience of working in acute mental healthcare in years
  Mean (standard deviation) Missing n (%)
Clinicians 9.5 (9.3) 10 (30%)