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Table 2 Description of the study population (n = 52 healthcare professionals and n = 14 peer workers) per project site

From: Experiences of healthcare staff providing community-based mental healthcare as a multidisciplinary community mental health team in Central and Eastern Europe findings from the RECOVER-E project: an observational intervention study

Project site Zagreb,
Croatia
n = 21
Kotor, Montenegro
n = 15
Siret,
Romania
n = 6
Skopje, North Macedonia
n = 10
Sofia,
Bulgaria
n = 14
Total
N = 66
Sex
 Female 15 (71.4%) 9 (60.0%) 4 (66.7%) 5 (50.0%) 10 (71.4%) 43 (65.2%)
 Male 6 (28.6%) 6 (40.0%) 2 (33.3%) 5 (50.0%) 4 (28,6%) 23 (34.8%)
Age
 Mean (SD) 41.3 (12.56) 38.47 (9.71) 43.67 (6.98) 39.10 (11.22) 38.93 (11.83) 40.02 (10.96)
Profession
 Nurse 9 (42.9%) 5 (33.3%) 2 (33.3%) 2 (20.0%) 3 (21.4%) 21 (31.8%)
 Psychiatrist 4 (19.0%) 4 (26.7%) 1 (16.7%) 2 (20.0%) 2 (14.3%) 13 (19.7%)
 Psychologist 1 (4.8%) 2 (13.3%) 1 (16.7%) 2 (20.0%) 3 (21.4%) 9 (13.6%)
 Social worker 3 (14.3%) 1 (6.7%) 1 (16.7%) 1 (10.0%) 2 (14.3%) 8 (12.1%)
 Peer worker 4 (19.0%) 3 (20.0%) 1 (16.7%) 2 (20.0%) 4 (28.6%) 14 (21.2%)
 Other 0 0 0 1 (10.0%) 0 1 (1.5%)
Professional Experience
 Less than one year 0 2 (13.3%) 1 (16.7%) 1 (10.0%) 4 (28.6%) 8 (12.1%)
 Between one and two years 1 (4.8%) 0 0 1 (10.0%) 3 (21.4%) 5 (7.6%)
 Between two and three years 3 (14.3%) 0 0 0 0 3 (4.5%)
 Between three and four years 2 (9.5%) 0 1 (16.7%) 1 (10.0%) 0 4 (6.1%)
 Between four and five years 1 (4.8%) 0 0 3 (30.0%) 0 4 (6.1%)
 More than five years 14 (66.7%) 13 (86.7%) 4 (66.7%) 4 (40.0%) 7 (50.0%) 42 (63.6%)
  1. *Team size varies due different local human resources