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Table 2 Sections in the Delphi questionnaire and number of items endorsed and rejected

From: Offering mental health first aid to a person after a potentially traumatic event: a Delphi study to redevelop the 2008 guidelines

Section Topic Number of items endorsed Number of items rejected
1 Background information 6 0
2 Actions to be taken at the site of a potentially traumatic event 19 15
3 What to do at the site of a potentially traumatic event where professional helpers are present 3 2
4 Talking about the trauma 31 22
5 Experiences of abuse 19 17
6 Providing support in the weeks & months following a potentially traumatic event 9 7
7 Encouraging professional help 11 11
8 Adolescents 5 6
  TOTAL 103 80