Table 1

Demographic characteristics of participants

Service users
(n = 47)
n (%)
Clinicians
(n = 47)
n (%)
Female22 (47)33 (70)
Male25 (53)14 (30)
Mean age, years4845
Ethnicity
    White42 (89)37 (79)
    Black1 (2)1 (2)
    Asian04(9)
    Other3 (6)2 (4)
    No data1 (2)3 (6)
Education
    Tertiary/further30 (64)
    Secondary14 (30)
    Primary or less1 (2)
    No data2 (4)
Employmenta
    Paid/self-employed3 (6)
    Voluntary employment7 (14)
    Unemployed25 (50)
    Student (including part-time)4 (8)
    Age-related retirement4 (8)
    Other7 (14)
Professional background of clinicians
    CPN/nurse11 (23)
    Occupational therapist9 (19)
    Clinical psychologist2 (4)
    Social worker2 (4)
    Support time and recovery worker6 (13)
    Peer support worker2 (4)
    Team leader/deputy manager3 (6)
    Psychiatrist12 (26)
  • CPN, community psychiatric nurse.

  • a. More than one answer possible.