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Table 2 Technology Transfer Center (TTC) event participant demographics and profession

From: Virtual training and technical assistance: a shift in behavioral health workforce access and perceptions of services during emergency restrictions

Variable Pre-COVID During COVID Sig
N % N % X2 Coeffa
Gender      286.43  .058
 Male 4271 20.8 10,192 15.7 p < .001  p < .001
 Female 16,175 78.6 54,355 83.7   
 Transgender/other 122 0.6 413 0.7   
Race/Ethnicity
 Black/African American 2572 12.8 10,420 16.2 545.59 .080
 Asian 372 1.8 1698 2.6 p < .001 p < .001
 White 12,883 64.0 35,355 55.1   
 Hispanic/Latino 2671 13.3 11,161 17.4   
 AI/ANb 622 3.1 2104 3.3   
 NH/PIb 167 0.8 410 0.6   
 Multiracial 849 4.2 2979 4.6   
Highest Degree Received
 Less than high school 33 0.2 36 0.1 216.20 .050
 HS/GED/Some collegeb 2078 10.2 4980 7.7 p < .001 p < .001
 Assoc/Bach degree 6438 31.7 20,649 32.0   
 Master’s degree 9798 48.2 33,500 51.8   
 Doctoral degree 1609 7.9 4292 6.6   
 Other 362 1.8 1154 1.8   
Professional Discipline
 Counselor 3215 16.4 12,234 19.7 1353.88 .129
 Addictions professional 1602 8.2 4287 6.9 p < .001 p < .001
 Psychiatrist/Psychologist 932 4.7 3008 4.8   
 Social worker 3113 15.9 14,713 23.7   
 Recovery/peer specialist 882 4.5 3293 5.3   
 Criminal justice professional 238 1.2 725 1.2   
 CHWb /health educator 3432 17.5 7897 12.7   
 Public/Business administrator 708 3.6 1354 2.2   
 Researcher 344 1.8 548 0.9   
 Medical professional 966 4.9 2073 3.3   
 Student 881 4.5 1490 2.4   
 Other 3309 16.9 10,579 17.0   
Principal Employment Setting
 SUD treatment program 2222 11.5 6015 9.7 903.56 .105
 SUD prevention program 1086 5.6 5325 8.6 p < .001 p < .001
 Recovery support program 422 2.2 1347 2.2   
 MH treatment program 2459 12.7 11,526 18.5   
 Trans. living/group home 252 1.3 578 0.9   
 Health center/PCb practice 1780 9.2 5549 8.9   
 Hospital/skilled nursing 1119 5.8 2434 3.9   
 Criminal justice/corrections 590 3.0 1842 3.0   
 Education 4775 24.7 11,977 19.2   
 Community based org 1295 6.7 5147 8.3   
 Community coalition 439 2.3 1334 2.1   
 Other 2916 15.1 9168 14.7   
  1. aPhi (used for 2 × 2 contingency) and Cramer’s V adjust X2 significance for sample size
  2. bAI/AN American Indian/Alaska Native, NH/PI Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, HS High school, GED General educational development, CHW Community Health Worker, PC Primary Care