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Table 2 Staff survey participants: Demographic and professional characteristics

From: Acceptability and appropriateness of a clinical pathway for managing anxiety and depression in cancer patients: a mixed methods study of staff perspectives

  T0 (n = 106) T1 (n = 58) T2 (n = 57)
n % n % n %
Age Range (in years)
 18–25 3 2.8 1 1.7 1 1.8
 26–50 73 68.9 40 69.0 44 77.2
 51–75 30 28.3 17 29.3 12 21.1
Gender
 Female 91 85.8 50 86.2 51 89.5
 Male 15 14.2 8 13.8 6 10.5
aRole
 Nursing staff 47 44.3 21 36.2 22 38.6
 Medical staff 17 16.0 10 17.2 6 10.5
 Allied health & clinical trials staff 9 8.5 1 1.7 2 3.5
 Administrative, technical support and non-clinical managers 11 10.4 7 12.1 5 8.8
 Psycho-social staff 21 19.8 18 31.0 15 26.3
 Unspecified role 1 0.9 1 1.7 1 1.8
Missing 0 0.0 0 0.0 6 10.5
Employment Status
 Full-Time 70 66.0 36 62.1 39 68.4
 Part-Time 36 34.0 22 37.9 18 31.6
Years of employment in current role
  < 1 year 12 11.3 2 3.4 2 3.5
 1–5 years 52 49.1 33 56.9 34 59.6
 6–20 years 35 33.0 21 36.2 20 35.1
 21> 7 6.6 2 3.4 1 1.8
Language spoken at home
 English 85 80.2 48 82.8 45 78.9
bOther 21 19.4 8 13.7 12 21.3
Missing 0 0.0 2 3.4 0 0.0
Country of birth
 Australia 72 67.9 36 62.1 41 71.9
cOther 34 30.7 22 37.7 15 26.3
Missing 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 1.8
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
 No 106 100.0 57 98.3 57 100.0
 Yes, Aboriginal 0 0.0 1 1.7 0 0.0
  1. aRoles included in the categories:
  2. Nursing Staff: Nurse- RN/AIN, CNS, CNE Care Coordinator, CNC, NUM, Nurse Practitioner
  3. Medical Staff: Oncologist, Haematologist, Psychiatrist, Registrar, Medical oncology Fellow
  4. Allied Health & Clinical Trials Staff: Speech pathologist, Clinical Trials
  5. Admin, technical support & non-clinical managers: Admin, IT staff, Volunteer, Clinical Support Officer, Management, Program Coordinator, Practice Manager
  6. Psychosocial staff: Psychologist, Psychologist Intern, Social Worker, Counsellor
  7. bOther languages spoken at home: Cantonese, Mandarin, Indonesian, Malayalam, Spanish, Tagalog, Arabic, Filipino, French, Portuguese, Greek, Italian, Korean, Macdeonian, Tamil, Sindhi, Vietnamese, Croatian, Bosnia, Serbian, Iban, Malaysian
  8. cOther countries of birth: Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Korea, Macdeonia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, United States of America, UK, Vietnam