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Workplace Tobacco Management Project Research Findings (Evaluation) Report by Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT

Main characteristics of the pilot services

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At the first survey organisations were asked to report the number of staff employed in the pilot site. Table 1 contains the results from the employment data and Table 2 reports the participation rates for each of the surveys.

Staff numbers

To establish a baseline of eligible participants pilot sites provided information about full-time equivalent (FTE) employment and staff headcount. The results are presented in Table 1.

Table 1: Staff employed by pilot site (FTE & headcount)

Organisation nameFTEHeadcount
Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drug Association ACT (ATODA)45
Karralika, Alcohol and Drug Foundation ACT (ADFACT)1613
Mental Health Community Coalition ACT (MHCC ACT)6.28
Personal Helpers and Mentors Program (PHaMS) &The Rainbow, Mental Health Foundation7.959
STEPS, CatholicCare Canberra and Goulburn717
Ted Noffs Foundation ACT32
Womenʼs Information, Resources and Education on Drugs and Dependency (WIREDD), Toora Women Inc.3.25
Youth Coalition of the ACT4.26
Total83

Staff participation in online surveys
Participation by sector, as presented in Table 2 shows: Table 2: WPTMP staff survey participation by sector and by survey period

SectorBaseline
n
Baseline
%
Follow-up 1
n
Follow-up 1
%
Follow-up 2
n
Follow-up 2
%
Final
n
Final
%
ATOD3453234927573056
Mental Health1930142811231426
Youth111711239201018
Subtotal64100481004710054100
All eligible
n=83
6477486246555465

Participation by each of the pilot sites in the baseline survey was proportionate to their staffing numbers as demonstrated in figure 1.
Figure 1: Pilot site representation in baseline survey (percent by organisation)
Graphical presentation of Pilot site representation in baseline survey (percent by organisation). For detailed explaination of this image please refer to descriptive link next to the image D

Age structure
Figure 2 shows that: Figure 2: Pilot site age structure

Graphical presentation of Pilot site age structure. For more detailed description of this image please refer the descriptive link next to the image D

Income
Almost 70 percent of participants in the baseline survey had an annual income of $40,000 - $60,000, as seen in Figure 3.

Figure 3: Annual income categories of participants

Graphical presentation of Annual income categories of participants D

Gender
Figure 4 show that almost 75 percent of staff across the nine pilot sites were female.

Figure 4: Gender of participants

Graphical presentation of Gender of participants showing 26.6 percentage of Male population and 73.4 percent of Female population

Education level

As shown in Table 3, participants in the project are well educated with more than 90 percent having an education above high school level.

Table 3: Participant education level



Type of education N %
High school 5 7.8
Trade/Technical school (TAFE/CIT) 19 29.7
Some University 12 18.8
Undergraduate 19 29.7
Total 64 100

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