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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of study participants

From: The effects of an intervention program for promoting interorganizational network building between multidisciplinary agencies and community-based organizations: a cluster trial in Japan

   Intervention group Control group p-value
   (a)
Overall
n = 73
(b)
Attendees
n = 19
(c)
Non- attendees
n = 54
(d)
Overall
n = 85
Between 2 groups (a) vs. (d) Among 3 groups (b), (c) vs. (d)
Sex Female 64 (84.2) 14 (73.7) 50 (87.7) 70 (80.5) 0.533 0.325
Age   44.2 ± 9.6 42.8 ± 9.0 44.7 ± 9.6 42.3 ± 9.9 0.220 0.368
Educational level College graduate 42 (55.3) 12 (63.2) 30 (52.6) 50 (58.8) 0.276 0.477
  Junior college/vocational
school graduate
6 (7.9) 0 (0.0) 6 (10.5) 16 (18.8)   
  High school graduate 28 (36.8) 7 (36.8) 21 (36.8) 19 (22.4)   
Years of experience in clinical practice in the community 6.9 ± 5.6 9.9 ± 7.8 5.9 ± 4.2 5.8 ± 4.1 0.167 0.074
Years of experience in clinical practice in catchment area of CCSC to which participants belonged 4.0 ± 3.8 5.6 ± 6.0 3.5 ± 2.5 3.5 ± 2.8 0.280 0.310
Type of profession Public health nurse/Registered nurse 20 (26.3) 6 (31.6) 14 (24.6) 19 (21.8) 0.671 0.784
  Certified social worker 25 (32.9) 7 (36.8) 18 (31.6) 34 (39.1)   
  Care manager 31 (40.8) 6 (31.6) 25 (43.9) 34 (39.1)   
Working hours/week Under 30 hours 5 (6.7) 0 (0.0) 5 (8.9) 1 (1.1) 0.036 0.009
  30-39 hours 9 (12.0) 1 (5.3) 8 (14.3) 9 (10.3)   
  40-49 hours 46 (61.3) 12 (63.2) 34 (60.7) 48 (55.2)   
  50-59 hours 11 (14.7) 3 (15.8) 8 (14.3) 22 (25.3)   
  60-69 hours 2 (2.7) 1 (5.3) 1 (1.8) 2 (2.3)   
  70 hours or more 2 (2.7) 2 (10.5) 0 (0.0) 5 (5.7)   
  1. CCSC = community comprehensive support center.
  2. Values represent n (%) or mean ± SD.