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Table 1 Characteristics of participants in each Delphi round

From: Development of disaster mental health guidelines through the Delphi process in Japan

  Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
  n = 95 % n = 94 % n = 90 %
Age (years)       
 Mean (standard deviation) 48.6 (8.1) 48.7 (8.1) 48.5 (8.2)
 Range 28–69   28–69   28–68  
Gender       
 Male 48 50.5 46 48.9 44 48.9
 Female 47 49.5 48 51.1 46 51.1
Professional background       
 Psychiatrist 28 29.5 29 30.9 29 32.2
 Other physician 13 13.7 12 12.8 11 12.2
 Public health nurse 21 22.1 21 22.3 19 21.1
 Nurse 4 4.2 4 4.3 4 4.4
 Psychologist 12 12.6 12 12.8 10 11.1
 Psychiatric social worker 11 11.6 11 11.7 10 11.1
 Administrator 2 2.1 2 2.1 2 2.2
 Other 4 4.2 3 3.2 5 5.6