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Table 1 Baseline characteristics for extension study participants by response to interest in extended access question

From: Extending access to a web-based mental health intervention: who wants more, what happens to use over time, and is it helpful? Results of a concealed, randomized controlled extension study

Baseline Characteristic Interest in Extended Access  
Yes
n = 119
No
n = 114
P value
Recruitment site, n(%)    .73
 A (General Hospital) 56 (47) 57 (50)  
 B (Provincial Mental Health Facility) 35 (29) 35 (31)  
 C (Ambulatory Care Hospital) 28 (24) 22 (19)  
RAS-R total score, mean (SD) 83.0 (13.6) 83.5 (16.2) .80
PHQ-9 total score, mean (SD) 12.1 (6.3) 10.7 (6.5) .11
GAD-7 total score, mean (SD) 9.8 (5.2) 8.3 (5.4) .04*
CIQ total score, mean (SD) 13.7 (4.7) 13.9 (5.2) .81
EQ VAS, mean (SD) 57.1 (22.3) 61.6 (19.8) .11
Total number of BWW log-ins in first 3 months, median (Q1,Q3) 7 (2,18) 6 (3,13) .44
Age [y], mean (SD) 42.2 (12.4) 42.7 (14.3) .82
Gender, n(%)    .73
 Male 29 (24.4) 33 (28.9)  
 Female 89 (74.8) 80 (70.2)  
 Transgendered or other 1 (0.8) 1 (0.9)  
Ethnicity, n(%)    .34
 White 98 (82.4) 99 (86.8)  
 Non-white 21 (17.6) 15 (13.2)  
Relationship Status, n(%)    .58
 In a relationship 69 (58.0) 62 (54.4)  
 Not in a relationship 50 (42.0) 52 (45.6)  
Employment Status, n(%)    .89
 Full-time (including homemaker with young children) 43 (36.1) 40 (35.0)  
 Part-time/volunteer/homemaker without young children 18 (15.1) 20 (17.6)  
 Not working 57 (47.9) 54 (47.4)  
 Missing 1 (0.8) 0 (0.0)  
Household income [$CAD], n(%)    .70
  < $35 K 47 (45.2) 38 (7.3)  
 $35 K - $50 K 11 (9.2) 12 (10.5)  
 $50 K - $80 K 20 (11.1) 21 (11.8)  
  > $80 K 26 (26.5) 31 (31.6)  
 Missing 15 (12.6) 12 (10.5)  
Age [y] first experienced mental health problems, mean (SD) 18.7 (12.1) 18.8 (12.3) .96
Age [y] first sought help, mean (SD) 25.9 (12.5) 27.2 (12.9) .44
Taking psychotropic medication, n(%)    .97
 Yes 94 (79.0) 89 (78.1)  
 No 25 (31.0) 24 (21.0)  
 Missing 0 (0.0) 1 (0.9)  
  1. Baseline represents the time point when extended access was offered. Percentages are column percentages and may not add exactly to 100.0% due to rounding. Statistical analyses exclude missing data
  2. SD standard deviation, Q1 first quartile, Q3 third quartile, CAD Canadian: RAS-r Recovery Assessment Scale – revised, PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire – 9 item, GAD-7 Generalized Anxiety Disorder Questionnaire – 7 item, EQ-VAS EuroQOL Visual Analog Scale (out of 100), CIQ Community Integration Questionnaire
  3. *P < .05