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Table 3 Summary of participant (focus group) characteristics

From: Mental health workers perceptions of disaster response in China

  Total (n = 166)
Demographics
 Age (range, years) 25–57
 Male 87 (52.4%)
 Female 79 (47.6%)
Education
 Junior College 29 (17.5%)
 Undergraduate degree 88 (53%)
 Master degree 34 (19.9%)
 PhD degree 17 (9.6%)
Career background
 Psychological counsellor 56 (33.7%)
 Psychotherapist 14 (8.4%)
 Psychiatrist 50 (30.1%)
 Social worker 12 (7.2%)
 Nurse 16 (9.6%)
 Government administrator 18 (10.8%)
Numbers of participation in selected disaster rescue
 Once 76 (45.8%)
 Twice 72 (43.4%)
 More than Twice 18 (10.8%)
 Focus group location (number of groups) 20
 Beijing 4
 Tianjin 1
 Kunming, Yunan 6
 Ludian, Yunan 2
 Wuhan, Hubei 3
 Chengdu, Sichuan 2
 Yumen,Gansu 2