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Table 3 Staff interview 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 = 88) T1 (n = 89) T2 (n = 76)
n % n % n %
Age Range (in years)
 18–25 2 2.3 2 2.2 3 3.9
 26–50 61 69.3 67 75.3 48 63.2
 51–75 23 26.1 16 18.0 22 28.9
Missing 2 2.3 4 4.5 3 3.9
Gender
 Female 75 85.2 73 82.0 66 86.8
 Male 13 14.8 16 18.0 10 13.2
aRole
 Nursing Staff 33 37.5 34 38.2 26 34.2
 Medical Staff 12 13.6 13 14.6 8 10.5
 Allied Health and Clinical Trials Staff 6 6.8 4 4.5 8 10.5
 Administrative, technical support and non-clinical managers 15 17.0 12 13.5 13 17.1
 Psycho-social Staff 22 25.0 26 29.2 21 27.6
Employment Status
 Full-time 57 64.8 58 65.2 49 64.5
 Part-time 27 30.7 26 29.2 24 31.6
 Part-time, independent contractor 2 2.3 0 0.0 0 0.0
 Full-time, independent contractor 0 0.0 1 1.1 0 0.0
Missing 2 2.3 4 4.5 3 3.9
Language spoken at home
 English 77 87.5 74 83.1 65 85.5
bOther 9 10.2 11 12.4 8 10.6
Missing 2 2.3 4 4.5 3 3.9
Country of birth
 Australia 62 70.5 58 65.2 52 68.4
cOther 24 27.2 27 30.3 21 27.7
Missing 2 2.3 4 4.5 3 3.9
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
 No 85 96.6 84 94.4 73 96.1
 Yes, Aboriginal 1 1.1 1 1.1 0 0.0
Missing 2 2.3 4 4.5 3 3.9
  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. Administrative, technical support & non-clinical managers: Administrative, 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: Mandarin, Cantonese, Indonesian, Portuguese, Spanish, Tagalog, Malayalam
  8. cOther countries of birth: UK, Canada, China, India, Indonesia, Brazil, Kenya, Hong Kong, Philippines, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Peru, New Zealand