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Table 2 Number of participants in each questionnaire round

From: Development of best practice guidelines for suicide-related crisis response and aftercare in the emergency department or other acute settings: a Delphi expert consensus study

  Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
N (%) N (%) N (%)
Consumer panel
Personal experience of suicidal behaviour 29 (58.0) 25 (62.5) 24 (61.5)
Carer of someone with suicidal behaviour 11 (22.0) 8 (20.0 8 (20.5)
Both personal experience and carer 10 (20) 7 (17.5) 7 (17.9)
Professional panel
Mental health providera 8 (20.5) 7 (23.3) 6 (28.6)
Crisis and Aftercare service 10 (25.6) 8 (26.7) 3 (14.3)
Mental health nurse 5 (12.8) 3 (10.0) 1 (4.8)
Acute settings staff 7 (17.9) 5 (16.7) 5 (23.8)
Academic 3 (7.7) 3 (10.0) 3 (14.3)
Social worker 2 (5.1) 1 (3.3)
Primary care 1 (2.6) 1 (3.3) 1 (4.8)
Non-profit community suicide prevention 3 (7.7) 2 (6.7) 2 (9.5)
Sub Total 89 (100) 70 (76.9)b 60 (65.9)b
  1. aIncludes psychiatrist and psychologists
  2. bPercent of round one participants