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Table 1 Participant demographic information: all participants and by scale type

From: Stigma towards borderline personality disorder: effectiveness and generalizability of an anti-stigma program for healthcare providers using a pre-post randomized design

  Original OMS-HC BPD-specific OMS-HC All participants
  (n = 94) (n = 93) (n = 187)
Gender    
 Male 15 (16.0%) 13 (14.0%) 28 (15.0%)
 Female 79 (84.0%) 80 (86.0%) 159 (85.0%)
Age (mean) 39.0 yrs 39.2 yrs 39.1 yrs
Occupation    
 Social worker 33 (35.1%) 40 (43.0%) 73 (39.0%)
 Nurse 13 (13.8%) 14 (15.1%) 27 (14.4%)
 Counselor 14 (14.9%) 8 (8.6%) 22 (11.8%)
 Occupational therapist 8 (8.5%) 11 (11.8%) 19 (10.2%)
 Psychologist/psychiatrist 11 (11.7%) 4 (4.4%) 15 (8.0%)
 Student 6 (6.4%) 3 (3.2%) 9 (4.8%)
 Director/manager 5 (5.3%) 3 (3.3%) 8 (4.2%)
 Other 3 (3.2%) 8 (8.6%) 11 (5.9%)
Years in practice (mean) 12.7 yrs 11.7 yrs 12.2 yrs
Ever been treated for a mental illness?    
 No 64 (68.1%) 67 (72.0%) 131 (70.1%)
 Yes 30 (31.9%) 26 (28.0%) 56 (29.9%)
Ever been treated for BPD?    
 No 90 (95.7%) 92 (98.9%) 182 (97.3)%
 Yes 4 (4.3%) 1 (1.1%) 5 (2.7%)
Ever treated a person with a mental illness?    
 No 13 (14.0%) 20 (21.5%) 33 (17.7%)
 Yes 80 (86.0%) 73 (78.5%) 153 (82.3%)
Specialize in working with patients with BPD?    
 No 80 (85.1%) 79 (85.9%) 159 (85.5%)
 Yes 14 (14.9%) 13 (14.1%) 27 (14.5%)