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Table 1 Respondent characteristics

From: Total smoking bans in psychiatric inpatient services: a survey of perceived benefits, barriers and support among staff

  Clinical Staff (73) Non-Clinical Staff (110) Total (183)
  % n % n % N
Female 60 44 71 77 66 121
Age       
   ≤ 35 45 33 43 47 44 80
   36 - 45 23 17 20 22 21 39
   46+ 32 23 37 40 35 63
Education       
   < HSC 4 3 22 24 15 27
   HSC 10 7 28 30 21 37
   Undergraduate Degree 39 28 29 31 33 59
   Postgraduate Degree 47 33 21 23 31 56
Length of Time in Job       
   ≤ 4 years 47 34 60 65 54 99
   4+ years 53 39 40 44 46 83
Smoking Status       
   Current smoker 19 14 23 25 21 39
   Former smoker 33 24 24 22 26 48
   Never smoker 48 35 55 60 52 95
Exposed to ETS at work 78 57 31 34 50 91
Trained in smoking care (yes) 19 13 na na na na
Interested in such training (yes) 72 51 na na na na