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Table 1 Sample demographics by group

From: A theory-based educational intervention to pediatricians in order to improve identification and referral of maternal depression: a quasi-experimental study

  Total sample (N = 43) Comparison group (N = 21) Intervention group (N = 22)
  N(%) N(%) N(%)
Gender    
 Men 15 (34.9) 7 (33.3) 8 (36.4)
Age, mean (SD) 53.8 (6.9) 53.7 (6.7) 53.9 (7.3)
Years practicing medicine    
  ≤ 15 6 (14) 2 (9.5) 4 (18.2)
  > 15 37 (86) 19 (90.5) 18 (81.8)
Years practicing pediatrics    
  ≤ 15 19 (44.2) 8 (38.1) 11 (50.0)
  > 15 24 (55.8) 13 (61.9) 11 (50.0)
Setting of practice    
 Private office 38 (88.4) 19 (90.5) 19 (86.4)
 Private office and clinic 5 (11.6) 2 (9.5) 3 (13.6)
Years in current setting    
  ≤ 10 18 (41.9) 9 (42.9) 9 (40.9)
  > 10 25 (58.1) 12 (57.1) 13 (59.1)
Attending mental health courses in    
 Undergraduate studies 40 (93) 19 (90.5) 21 (95.5)
 Post-graduate studies 3 (7) 1 (4.8) 2 (9.1)
 Training, seminar, workshop 3 (7) 0 (0) 3 (13.6)
 Preconference workshop 9 (20.9) 3 (14.3) 6 (27.3)
 Other 1 (2.3) 1 (4.8) 0 (0)
Number of mothers visiting your setting per month    
 20-30 30 (69.8) 16 (76.2) 14 (63.6)
 50 13 (30.2) 5 (23.8) 8 (36.4)
Do you have a contractual agreement with a public health insurance fund? 35 (81.4) 16 (76.2) 19 (86.4)
Relatives/personal friends with a mental disease 20 (46.5) 11 (52.4) 12 (54.5)
‘How would you rate your professional training in detecting maternal depression’    
 Never received training 22 (51.2) 13 (61.9) 9 (40.9)
 Poor 14 (32.6) 7 (33.3) 7 (31.8)
 Good 7 (16.3) 1 (4.8) 6 (27.3)
‘How would you rate your professional training in treating maternal depression’    
 Never received training 22 (51.2) 13 (61.9) 9 (40.9)
 Poor 15 (34.9) 7 (33.3) 8 (36.4)
 Good 6 (14) 1 (4.8) 5 (22.7)