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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants in the Round 1 survey

From: Development of Chinese mental health first aid guidelines for assisting a person affected by a traumatic event: a Delphi expert consensus study

Characteristic   Panel of mental health professionals
(n = 32)
Panel of consumers and carers
(n = 31)
All
(n = 63)
Sex N (%) Male 11 (34.4) 8 (25.8) 19 (30.2)
Female 21 (65.6) 23 (74.2) 44 (69.8)
Age (years) Range 27 ~ 62 20 ~ 50 20 ~ 62
Mean ± sd 39.2 ± 9.0 34.9 ± 7.9 37.0 ± 8.7
Median 38 32 36
Education N (%) Senior high school 0 (0) 3 (9.7) 3 (4.8)
College/university 14 (43.8) 24 (77.4) 38 (60.3)
Postgraduate or above 18 (56.2) 4 (12.9) 22 (34.9)
Years of relevant experience Range 2 ~ 30 0 ~ 22 0 ~ 30
Mean ± sd 9.2 ± 7.3 5.7 ± 5.0 7.5 ± 6.5
Median 9 5 5