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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of MHFA participants

From: Mental health first aid training for the Bhutanese refugee community in the United States

Demographics Frequency, % N = 58
Male 82.8
Age groups  
20-29 60.3
30-39 27.6
40-49 12.1
Educational attainment  
High School (Grade 12th) 17.2
Associate degree 19.0
Bachelor’s Degree 43.1
Masters/PhD 17.2
School leaving Certificate (SLC = Grade 10th) 3.4
Immigration Status  
Refugee 93.1
Naturalized American Citizen 6.9
Language Spoken at Home  
English 6.9
Nepali 93.1
Previously trained on MH education 20.7
Reasons for doing MHFA training  
Helping self/family members with MH problem 5.2
Help community members with MH problem 62.1
Learn MH issues and improve skills on MHFA 18.9
Interested in psychology 5.2
Other 3.4
  1. MHFA = Mental Health First Aid.