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Table 1 Demographic and Medical Profile of Participants

From: Subjective well-being, general self-efficacy and coping with stress in former psychiatric patients preparing for the peer support role: an exploratory study

CharacteristicRepresentation
AgeRange21–62 years  
Mean41.43SD = 10.37 
GenderFemale46 (63.89%)  
Male26 (36.11%)  
Educational statusHigher education35 (48.61%)  
Secondary education34 (47.22%)  
Vocational education3 (4.17%)  
JobWorked34 (47.22%)Permanently employed19 (26.39%)
  Odd jobs15 (20.83%)
Unemployed32 (44.44%)  
Students6 (8.33%)  
RelationshipsMarried or in civil unions36 (50.00%)  
Single36 (50.00%)  
Living statusWith a family member or partner63 (87.50%)  
Alone9 (12.50%)  
Number of hospitalizationsRange1–15  
Mean3.68SD = 3.86 
Diagnosed disorderaOrganic disorders4 (5.56%)  
Schizophrenia33 (45.83%)  
Mood disorders34 (47.22%)  
Personality disorders1 (1.39%)  
Subjective evaluation of mental healthBad0 (0.00%)  
Unsatisfied6 (8.33%)  
Moderate31 (43.05%)  
Good26 (36.12%)  
Very good9 (12.50%)  
  1. SD standard deviation; N = 72
  2. aSubjects were diagnosed by psychiatrists with use of the ICD-10 categories