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Table 1 Participant demographics

From: How do mental health practitioners operationalise cultural competency in everyday practice? A qualitative analysis

Characteristics Counsellors (n = 4) Clinicians (Psychologists/Psychiatrists) (n = 6) Nurses (Refugee health/Mental health) (n = 5) Social workers (n = 2) Other (n = 3)
Age range (m) 38–53 (45.25) 28–49 (37.5) 31–57 (38.4) 24–39 (31.5) 37–58 (49.67)
Gender
 Male 0 3 0 0 1
 Female 4 3 5 2 2
Ethnicity
 Anglo-Australian 2 1 4 2 0
 South-American 1 0 0 0 0
 Middle-Eastern 1 0 0 0 1
 South-Asian 0 2 0 0 2
 East-Asian 0 2 0 0 0
 South-East Asian 0 1 0 0 0
 West-African 0 0 1 0 0
Years lived in Australia
Range (m) 6–38 (25.25) 9–40 (28.5) 7–38 (28.4) 24–39 (32.5) 8.5–54 (38.16)
Language other than Englisha
 Spanish 1   0 0 0
 Arabic 1   0 0 1
 Hindi 0 1 0 0 1
 Vietnamese 0 2 0 0 0
 Urdu 0 1 0 0 0
 Bengali 0 1 0 0 0
 Ghan 0   1 0 0
 Twi 0   1 0 0
 Ga 0   1 0 0
 None 2 2 4 2 1
Years of experience in role
Range (m) 8–20 (11.75) 1–15 (8.67) 2–34 (11.9) 0.5–15 (7.75) 1.5–23 (13.5)
Locationb
 Metro (M) 3 6 2 1 2
 Rural (R) 1 1 3 1 1
  1. asome professionals were multi-lingual and might be counted several times
  2. bsome professionals work in both M and R so they maybe counted twice