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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Piloting a mental health training programme for community health workers in South Africa: an exploration of changes in knowledge, confidence and attitudes

Characteristic Masincedane (N = 31) (Mean, SD) OTSM (N = 27) (Mean, SD)
Age in years 32.3 (7.72) 41.48 (12.57)
Years of service as CHW 3.86 (3.94) 2.79 (2.44)
Highest Level of education in grades 11 (0.96) 10.81 (1.4)
Children 1.96 (1.16) 1.9 (1.16)
Dependentsa 4.56 (3.71) 3.06 (2.34)
  % %
Stable partnershipb 40.74% 58.06%
Has own medical condition 22.22% 41.94%
  1. aDependents refers to total of dependents of different age categories (< 5, 5–18,18+)
  2. bStable partnership refers to any marital, customary or committed relationship