Table 1

Clinical and sociodemographic characteristics of participants (n=77)

CharacteristicTotalGroup A (outside the system)Group B (BAME)Group C (under-served)Group D (peer)
n (%)77 (100)21 (27)21 (27)19 (25)16 (21)
Gender n (%)
  Female42 (55)14 (67)11 (53)8 (42)9 (56)
  Male30 (39)6 (29)9 (43)9 (47)6 (38)
  Other/prefer not to say5 (6)1 (5)1 (5)2 (11)1 (6)
Ethnicity n (%)
  White British44 (57)12 (57)0 (0)18 (95)14 (88)
  Black British5 (6)2 (10)3 (14)0 (0)0 (0)
  Black African/Caribbean4 (5)1 (5)3 (14)0 (0)0 (0)
  White other5 (6)2 (10)1 (5)0 (0)2 (13)
  White and black African/Caribbean4 (5)0 (0)4 (19)0 (0)0 (0)
  Asian/mixed white Asian4 (5)0 (0)4 (19)0 (0)0 (0)
  Other5 (6)2 (10)3 (14)0 (0)0 (0)
  Prefer not to say6 (8)2 (10)3 (14)1 (5)0 (0)
Age (years)
  18–254 (5)0 (0)0 (0)3 (16)1 (6)
  25–3416 (21)3 (14)6 (29)4 (21)3 (19)
  35–4416 (21)5 (24)4 (19)4 (21)3 (19)
  45–5430 (39)8 (38)9 (43)6 (32)7 (43)
  55+5 (6)4 (19)0 (0)0 (0)1 (6)
  Prefer not to say6 (8)1 (5)2 (10)2 (11)1 (6)
Sexual orientation
  Heterosexual49 (64)15 (71)14 (67)6 (32)14 (88)
  LGBT+18 (23)3 (14)4 (19)9 (47)2 (13)
  Prefer not to say10 (13)3 (14)3 (14)4 (21)0 (0)
Primary diagnosis
  Schizophrenia or other psychosis11 (14)5 (24)4 (19)2 (11)0 (0)
  Bipolar disorder/cyclothymia16 (21)8 (38)1 (5)3 (16)4 (25)
  Mood disorder, for example, anxiety, depression, dysthymia15 (19)1 (5)4 (19)4 (21)6 (38)
  Other, for example, ADHD, personality disorder, substance abuse, autism7 (9)0 (0)2 (10)3 (16)2 (13)
  Prefer not to say28 (36)7 (33)10 (48)7 (37)4 (25)
  • ADHD, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; BAME, black and minority ethnic; LGBT, lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.