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Table 1 Characteristics of organizations that provided MHPSS after the GEJE

From: Post-disaster mental health and psychosocial support in the areas affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake: a qualitative study

  Number Percent
Location of the organizations
 Iwate 23 21.5%
 Miyagi 45 42.1%
Fukushima 39 36.4%
Type of organization
Non-governmental organizations 74 69.2%
 Governmental organizations 16 15.0%
Universities and other educational organizations 17 15.9%
The time of establishment
Established before the GEJE 70 65.4%
Established after the GEJE 37 34.6%
The time to initiate MHPSS after GEJE
 Start
Within 1 month after the GEJE 56 52.3%
  Within 6 months after the GEJE 23 21.5%
  Within 1 year after the GEJE 12 11.2%
  Greater than 1 year after the GEJE 14 13.1%
Unknown 2 1.9%
 End
Within 1 year after the GEJE 16 15.0%
  Within 2 years after the GEJE 3 2.8%
  Within 3 years after the GEJE 1 0.9%
  Greater than 3 years after the GEJE 1 0.9%
  Ongoing (at the time of the survey conducted between December 2014 and May 2015) 86 80.4%