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Table 2 Baseline characteristics of participants in intervention and control groups

From: Effectiveness of eLearning and blended modes of delivery of Mental Health First Aid training in the workplace: randomised controlled trial

  Group allocation
MHFA eLearning Blended MHFA PFA elearning Total chi2 p
Gender 1.46 0.481
 Female N 148 140 160 448   
% 74.8 71.1 76.2 74.1   
 Male N 50 57 50 157   
% 25.3 28.9 23.8 26.0   
Total N 198 197 210 605   
Only English spoken at home 4.76 0.093
Yes N 169 180 178 527   
% 85.4 91.4 84.8 87.1   
Total N 198 197 210 605   
Tertiary education 1.78 0.410
Yes N 126 127 146 399   
% 63.6 64.8 69.5 66.1   
Total N 198 196 210 604   
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander status 0.34 0.842
Yes N 2 3 2 7   
% 1.0 1.5 1.0 1.2   
Total N 198 197 210 605   
Married/Defacto vs Other 2.46 0.292
Yes N 121 131 143 395   
% 61.1 66.8 68.1 65.4   
Total N 198 196 210 604   
Do you manage staff 0.78 0.676
Yes N 63 65 61 189   
% 31.8 33.0 29.1 31.2   
Total N 198 197 210 605   
      F p
Age 0.3 0.737
  M 40.89 41.71 41.08 41.23   
  SD 11.30 10.93 10.60 10.93   
  N 198 196 210 604