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Table 2 Professional and demographic characteristics of professional respondents

From: Crisis resolution and home treatment: stakeholders’ views on critical ingredients and implementation in England

  Subgroups N (Total = 147) Percent
Data collection CRT staff (10 focus groups) 61 42%
Senior staff (7 focus groups, 1 interview) 39 27%
Referrer to CRTs (8 focus groups, 1 interview) 33 22%
Senior managers (1 focus group, 7 interviews) 14 10%
Service CRT 88 60%
Community mental health team/equivalent 17 12%
In-patient service 5 3%
Senior management 15 10%
Early intervention service 2 1%
General practice 2 1%
Liaison psychiatry 2 1%
Other 3 2%
Not specified 13 9%
Role Nursing 45 31%
Senior nursing 6 4%
Team leader/manager 23 16%
Senior NHS manager 16 11%
Consultant psychiatrist 11 8%
Other psychiatrist 9 6%
Support time and recovery worker 11 8%
Social worker 8 5%
Occupational therapist/activity co-ordinator 4 3%
G.P. 2 1%
Psychologist/therapist 3 2%
Pharmacist 1 1%
Not specified 8 5%
Years worked in NHS: mean (s.d.) (n = 121) 15.8 (9.2)  
Years worked in CRT: mean (s.d.) (n = 99) 5.1 (3.5)  
Years at current service: mean (s.d.) (n = 116) 5.8 (4.4)  
Gender Male 71 48%
Female 75 51%
Unknown 1 1%
Age group 16–24 2 1%
25–34 26 18%
35–44 42 29%
44–54 54 37%
55–64 14 10%
65+ 1 1%
Unknown 8 5%
Ethnicity White British 97 66%
White Irish 4 3%
White Other 5 3%
Black Caribbean 5 3%
Black African 6 4%
Black Other 1 1%
Indian 7 5%
Pakistani 1 1%
Asian Other 5 3%
Mixed White / Black African 1 1%
Mixed White / Asian 2 1%
Other Mixed 1 1%
Other ethnic group 4 3%
Unknown 8 5%