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Table 1 Percentage of time spent on different direct activities

From: What do peer support workers do? A job description

  Total
  (n = 11)
  mean% Average total number of minutes per day/person** SD
Type of Activity*    
Advocacy 16.3% 33.6 37.7
Connecting to resources 36.9 78.4 67.9
Experiential sharing 68.3 153.2 82.3
Building community 33.4 80.5 110.4
Relationship building 65.3 149.3 103.4
Group facilitation 14.1 28.6 42.7
Skill building/mentoring/goal setting 38.8 79.6 70.5
Socializing/self-esteem building 63.9 142.7 104.1
Other 8.3 14.6 39.3
  1. *Categories are not mutually exclusive.
  2. **Number of minutes refers to total number of minutes spent on type of activity in one day, not number spent per contact.
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