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Table 3 Demographic characteristics of participants

From: Improving the capacity of community-based workers in Australia to provide initial assistance to Iraqi refugees with mental health problems: an uncontrolled evaluation of a Mental Health Literacy Course

Characteristics Pre- and post-training (n = 86) % Follow-up
(n = 45)
%
Gender
 Male 15 17.400 6 13.300
 Female 71 82.600 39 86.700
 Age in years, mean (SD) 44.1 (12.70) 45.79 (12.67)  
Qualifications
 Certificate 11 12.800 8 17.800
 Diploma 13 15.100 7 15.600
 Degree 45 52.300 20 44.400
 Postgraduate 17 19.800 10 22.200
Employment Sector     
 Government 33 38.400 23 51.100
 Non-Government 53 61.600 22 48.900
Type of Role     
 Community Worker Assisting Resettlement 28 32.600 7 15.600
 English Tutor 26 30.200 16 35.600
 High School Teacher 32 37.200 22 48.900
Country of Birth     
 Australia 23 26.700 14 31.100
 Middle East 21 24.400 11 24.400
 Other 42 48.800 20 44.400