Skip to main content

Table 1 Personal profile characteristics and qualifications of education workshop attendees (n = 39)

From: Does one workshop on respecting cultural differences increase health professionals’ confidence to improve the care of Australian Aboriginal patients with cancer? An evaluation

  n (%)
Age
  < =30 years 21 (53.8)
  > 30 years 18 (46.2)
Gendera
 Male 6 (15.4)
 Female 32 (82.1)
Profession
 Radiation Therapist (RT) 25 (64.1)
 Radiation Oncology Nurse (RON) 1 (2.6)
 Student Master of RT (Student RT) 9 (23.1)
 Other 4 (10.3)
Qualificationa
 Certificate 1 (2.6)
 Diploma 7 (17.9)
 Bachelor degree 23 (59.0)
 Master degree 5 (12.8)
 Other 2 (5.1)
Number of years practicinga
  ≤ 10 years 15 (51.7)
  > 10 years 14 (48.3)
Location trained
 WA 19 (48.7)
 Other Australian State 6 (15.4)
 Overseas 14 (35.9)
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander patients in case load
 Yes 28 (71.8)
 No 6 (15.4)
 Don’t know 5 (12.8)
Undergone prior Aboriginal cultural education and training
 Yes 3 (7.7)
 No 36 (92.3)
  1. acontains missing data