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Table 1 Demographic profile of MHPN focus groups by location

From: The sustainability of an Australian initiative designed to improve interdisciplinary collaboration in mental health care

  Location
  Vic. Urban Vic. Rural WA Urban WA Rural NSW Urban Tas. Rural NT Rural SA Urban Qld Urban Qld Rural Overall
Profession
 General practitioner 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 3 10
 Psychologist 1 4 1 0 2 4 2 2 0 1 17
 Psychiatrist 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 7
 Social worker 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 2 9
 Mental health nurse 1 4 3 5 3 1 2 1 3 3 26
 Occupational therapist 6 1 3 2 4 1 0 1 1 1 20
Gender
 Male 2 2 3 2 6 3 1 3 0 3 25
 Female 9 7 8 7 5 6 5 4 6 7 64
Number of MHPN initial workshops attended
 Mean 2.09 2.11 1.45 1.44 1.45 3.56 1.83 1.57 1.67 2.1 1.927
 Standard deviation 1.3 0.6 0.93 0.73 0.69 1.67 0.75 0.98 1.21 0.99 0.985
 Range 1-5 1-3 1-4 1-3 1-3 1-6 1-3 1-3 1-4 1-4 1-6
Involvement in ongoing networks
 Yes 3 7 4 1 2 1 3 1 3 5 30
 No 3 2 6 3 7 8 3 6 4 1 43
 Not yet 5 0 1 5 2 0 0 0 3 0 16