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Table 1 Consumers’ age, ethnicity, educational and mental illness experiences

From: The impact of services that offer individualised funds, shared management, person-centred relationships, and self-direction on the lived experiences of consumers with mental illness

Demographics Measurement
Age Mean years
  Overall (n = 16) 46 years
  Female (n = 9) 48 years
  Male (n = 7) 45 years
Ethnicity Number and Percentage
  Caucasian n = 15 (94%)
  Australian Aboriginal n = 1 (6%)
Experience of educational attainment  
  Did not complete secondary school n = 7 (44%)
  Completed secondary school n = 4 (25%)
  Unknown n = 5 (31%)
Experience of mental illness  
  Depression* n = 7 (44%)
  Schizophrenia n = 7 (44%)
  Bi-polar disorder* n = 2 (13%)
  Generalized anxiety disorder n = 2 (13%)
  Post-traumatic stress disorder n = 1 (6%)
  Delusional disorder n = 1 (6%)
  Substance-induced psychotic disorder n = 1 (6%)
  1. *Specific disorder as per the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual –Fourth ED–Text Revised is unknown.