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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of Demographics and Professional background on Child Responsible Personnel (CRP) and Other Clinicians (C), N = 280

From: Predictors of family focused practice: organisation, profession, or the role as child responsible personnel?

  Total CRP (n = 136) C (n = 144) p
Age (SD) 45.4 (10.2) 45.53 (9.90) 45.31 (10.45) .854
Yrs experience (SD) 18 (10.1) 19 (10.04) 17 (10.17) .243
Yrs in post (SD) 6.1 (5.6) 6.61 (5.98) 5.61 (5.25) .138
Gender
 Women (%) 224 (80) 122 (90) 102 (71) .001*
 Men (%) 56 (20) 14 (10) 42 (29) .001*
Profession
 Nurse (%) 101 (36.1) 64 (47.1) 37 (25.7) .001*
 Psychologist (%) 71 (25.4) 17 (12.5) 54 (37.5) .001*
 Social worker (%) 42 (15.0) 31 (22.8) 11 (7.6) .001*
 Physician (%) 32 (11.4) 1 (0.7) 31 (21.5) .001*
 Other (%) 34 (12.1) 23 (16.9) 11 (7.6) .018*
Specific training     .000*
 No (%) 95 (34.2) 32 (23.5) 63 (43.8) CRP < C
 Some degree (%) 80 (28.6) 33 (25.0) 46 (31.9)  
 Yes (%) 105 (37.8) 70 (51.5) 35 (24.5) CRP > C
  1. Note, *p < .05