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Table 1 Demographics of the sample

From: Relationships between burnout, turnover intention, job satisfaction, job demands and job resources for mental health personnel in an Australian mental health service

Domain Characteristic Frequency Percent
Gender Female 178 64.3%
Male 91 32.9%
Not stated 8 2.9%
Age 30 or under 47 17.0%
31–40 78 28.2%
41–50 59 21.3%
Over 50 73 26.4%
Not stated 20 7.2%
Discipline Medical 43 15.5%
Nursing 123 44.4%
Occupational Therapy 34 12.3%
Psychology 32 11.6%
Social Work 26 9.4%
Other 4 1.4%
Not stated 15 5.4%
Managerial status Manager 29 10.5%
Non-manager 248 89.5%
Main work location Inpatient 127 45.8%
Community 129 46.6%
Other 16 5.8%
Not stated 5 1.8%
Generic vs profession specific role Mainly generic 25 9.0%
More generic than specific 45 16.2%
About half-half 52 18.8%
More specific than generic 62 22.4%
Mainly specific 81 29.2%
Unsure / not applicable 12 4.3%
Length of time working in mental health Less than 1 year 8 2.9%
1–2 years 26 9.4%
2–5 years 56 20.2%
5–10 years 66 23.8%
10–20 years 61 22.0%
Over 20 years 60 21.7%