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Table 2 Sociodemographic information for participants who completed post-event forms over a 3-year period (N = 6642)

From: Substance use workforce training needs during intersecting epidemics: an analysis of events offered by a regional training center from 2017 to 2020

Demographic Variable Year 1
10/2017–9/2018
N(%)
Year 2
10/2018–9/2019
N(%)
Year 3
10/2019–9/2020
N(%)
Total
10/2017–9/2020
N(%)
Change Across Years (X2) Cramer’s
V
Gender      45.9*** 0.06
 Male 737 (26.8%) 459 (25.0%) 449 (21.8%) 1645 (24.8%)   
 Female 1850 (67.3%) 1235 (67.3%) 1544 (75.1%) 4629 (69.7%)   
Transgender 4 (0.1%) 3 (0.2%) 9 (0.4%) 16 (0.2%)   
None of these 0 (0%) 1 (0.1%) 11 (0.5%) 12 (0.2%)   
Missing 158 (5.7%) 138 (7.5%) 44 (2.1%) 340 (5.1%)   
Race      74.7*** 0.08
 American Indian/Alaska Native 17 (0.6%) 4 (0.2%) 15 (0.7%) 36 (0.5%)   
 Asian 32 (1.2%) 46 (2.5%) 46 (2.2%) 124 (1.9%)   
 Black 191 (6.9%) 170 (9.3%) 152 (7.4%) 513 (7.7%)   
 Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 9 (0.3%) 2 (0.1%) 8 (0.4%) 19 (0.3%)   
 White 2027 (73.7%) 1239 (67.5%) 1555 (75.6%) 4821 (72.6%)   
 Hispanic 127 (4.6%) 98 (5.3%) 140 (6.8%) 365 (5.5%)   
 Mixed Race 159 (5.8%) 137 (7.5%) 72 (3.5%) 368 (5.5%)   
 Missing 187 (6.8%) 140 (7.6%) 69 (3.4%) 396 (6.0%)   
Education      94.0*** 0.09
 Less than high school 10 (0.4%) 5 (0.3%) 3 (0.1%) 18 (0.3%)   
 High school diploma, GED, Some College 341 (12.4%) 183 (10.0%) 322 (15.7%) 846 (12.7%)   
 Associate’s degree 196 (7.1%) 109 (5.9%) 109 (5.3%) 414 (6.2%)   
 Bachelor’s degree 691 (25.1%) 420 (22.9%) 617 (30.0%) 1728 (26.0%)   
 Master’s degree 1163 (42.3%) 795 (43.3%) 823 (40.0%) 2781 (41.9%)   
 Doctoral Degree 186 (6.8%) 174 (9.5%) 91 (4.4%) 451 (6.8%)   
 Other 39 (1.4%) 33 (1.8%) 41 (2.0%) 113 (1.7%)   
 Missing 123 (4.5%) 117 (6.4%) 51 (2.5%) 291 (4.4%)   
Profession      658.6*** 0.23
 Behavioral Health/Substance Use Treatment Provider (e.g. Counselor, Addictions Professional) 1514 (55.1%) 933 (50.8%) 916 (44.5%) 3363 (50.6%)   
 Medical Treatment Provider (e.g. Physician, Psychiatrist, Nurse) 299 (10.9%) 337 (18.4%) 168 (8.2%) 804 (12.1%)   
 Peer/Community Support Provider (e.g. Recovery Specialist, Community Health Worker) 153 (5.6%) 88 (4.8%) 187 (9.1%) 428 (6.4%)   
 Education (e.g. Health Educator, Researcher) 62 (2.3%) 35 (1.9%) 82 (4.0%) 179 (2.7%)   
 Student 0 (0%) 16 (0.9%) 245 (11.9%) 261 (3.9%)   
 Law Enforcement Professional (e.g. Parole Officer, Prison Staff) 97 (3.5%) 61 (3.3%) 67 (3.3%) 225 (3.4%)   
 Business Administrator 35 (1.3%) 28 (1.5%) 37 (1.8%) 100 (1.5%)   
 Other 378 (13.8%) 184 (10.0%) 261 (12.7%) 823 (12.4%)   
 Missing 211 (7.7%) 154 (8.4%) 94 (4.6%) 459 (6.9%)   
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. **p < 0.01
  3. ***p < 0.001