Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the Operational Mental Health Needs Evaluation (OMHNE) sample studied in relation to the total Operation TELIC 13 population

OMHNE sample (n = 611)a Operation TELIC 13 population Operation TELIC 13 population in OMHNE sample, %
a. Numbers may not add up to 611 because of missing data. Percentages may not add up to 100 because of rounding.
Service, n (%)
     Naval service 39 (6) 164 (4) 23.8
     Army 497 (82) 3200 (81) 15.5
     Royal Air Force 75 (12) 591 (15) 12.7
Rank, n (%)
     Officer 76 (12) 573 (14) 13.3
     Senior non-commissioned officer 102 (17) 700 (18) 14.6
     Junior rank 431 (71) 2682 (68) 16.1
Gender, n (%)
     Male 542 (89)
     Female 69 (11)
Age, years: median (interquartile range) 26 (22–33)