Table 1: Demographic features of participants in the consumer reference groups ( 𝑛 = 2 1 ).

Demographic feature 𝑀 SD

Age of participant (yrs)48.89.04

n%

Family member
 Mother124.8
 Father857.1
 Youth (male)138.1
Marital status
 Married1361.9
 Divorced314.3
 Separated14.8
Family annual income
 Less than $50000314.3
 $50000–$80000314.3
 Over $80000942.9
 Missing628.6
Level of education
 Completed year 1029.5
 TAFE diploma or certificate523.8
 Undergraduate degree314.3
 Postgraduate degree14.8
 Other314.3
 Missing733.3
Number of BEST-Plus sessions attended
 114.8
 329.5
 414.8
 514.8
 614.8
 71047.6
 8523.8