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Table 1 Demographic information of participants

From: Motivations of nursing students regarding their educational preparation for mental health nursing in Australia and the United Kingdom: a survey evaluation

Characteristic Frequency (% valid responses)
  All respondents (n = 395) Australia (n = 249) UK (n = 146)
Gender    
Male 60 (15.2 %) 22 (8.9 %) 38 (26.0 %)
Female 335 (84.8 %) 225 (91.1 %) 108 (74.0 %)
Age range    
15-19 26 (6.6 %) 20 (8.1 %) 6 (4.1 %)
20-24 172 (43.5 %) 116 (47.0 %) 54 (37.0 %)
25-29 63 (15.9 %) 35 (14.2 %) 28 (19.2 %)
30-34 36 (9.1 %) 22 (8.9 %) 14 (9.6 %)
35-39 30 (7.6 %) 16 (6.5 %) 14 (9.6 %)
40+ 68 (17.2 %) 38 (15.4 %) 30 (20.5)
Ethnicity    
White 321 (81.3 %) 209 (84.6 %) 110 (75.3 %)
Asian 17 (4.3 %) 14 (5.7 %) 3 (2.1 %)
African 28 (7.1 %) 5 (2.0 %) 23 (15.8 %)
Chinese 9 (2.3 %) 8 (3.2 %) 1 (0.7 %)
Other 20 (5.1 %) 9 (3.6 %) 7 (4.8 %)
Locality    
Local 294 (74.6 %) 157 (63.8 %) 136 (93.2 %)
National 92 (23.4 %) 81 (32.9 %) 10 (6.8 %)
International 8 (2.0 %) 8 (3.3 %) 0 (0.0 %)