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Table 2 Sample characteristics

From: The meanings of cultural competence in mental health: an exploratory focus group study with patients, clinicians, and administrators

Characteristics Administrators (n = 9) Clinicians (n = 9) Patients (n = 8)
N Mean (SD)/% Mean (SD)/% Mean (SD)/%
Age 9 52.7 (10.9) 9 48.7 (9.8) 8 50.0 (9.2)
Years of formal schooling
 Beyond high school 9 100.0 9 100.0 4 50.0
 <12 years 0 0.0 0 0.0 4 50.0
Gender
 Female 8 88.9 7 77.8 4 50.0
 Male 1 11.1 2 22.2 4 50.0
Race/ethnicity
 Caucasian 5 55.5 5 55.5 1 12.5
 Hispanic/Latino/a 2 22.2 0 0.0 2 25.0
 Black/African American 1 11.1 1 11.1 1 12.5
 Asian 1 11.1 3 33.3 2 25.0
 Othera 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 12.5
Primary language
 English 8 88.9 5 55.5 6 75.0
 Malayalam 1 11.1 0 0.0 0 0.0
 Telugu 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0
 Bengali 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0
 Korean 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0
 Russian 0 0.0 1 11.1 0 0.0
 Spanish 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 12.5
 Mandarin 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 12.5
Secondary language
 None 7 77.8 4 44.4 3 37.5
 English 1 11.1 4 44.4 2 25.0
 Other 1 11.1 1 11.1 3 37.5
Foreign born 3 33.3 4 44.4 4 50.0
Years of residence in USb 8 44.5 (17.0) 8 41.1 (16.3) 8 44.4 (14.2)
Religionc
 Jewish 3 33.3 1 11.1 0 0.0
 Christian 1 11.1 1 11.1 0 0.0
 Other 5 55.5 7 77.8 7 87.5
 None 0 0.0 0 0.0 1 12.5
  1. a“Other” includes bi- and multi-racial participants
  2. bOne administrator, and one clinician did not answer
  3. cOne patient did not answer