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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of participants (N = 15)

From: Living with personality disorder and seeking mental health treatment: patients and family members reflect on their experiences

  Consumers (n = 8) Carers (n = 7)
Age, years: mean (s.d.), range 36.75 (17.09), 20–65 51.43 (13.61), 28–68
Gender n (%)
 Female 5 (62.5) 6 (85.7)
 Male 2 (25.0) 1 (14.3)
 Non-binary 1 (12.5) 0
Employment n (%)
 Work or study full time 3 (37.5) 4 (57.1)
 Work or study part time 2 (25.0) 2 (28.6)
 Not currently working or studying 3 (37.5) 1 (14.3)
Highest education n (%)
 School certificate or equivalent 1 (12.5) 1 (14.3)
 Higher school certificate 2 (25.0) 0
 TAFE qualification 3 (37.5) 3 (42.9)
 University degree 2 (25.0) 3 (42.9)