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Table 1 Clinician and patient factors

From: Variation in admission rates between psychiatrists on call in a university teaching hospital

  Total n = 1530
Patient factors
 Male (%) 593 (38.8)
 Age (years ± SD) 37.3 ± 18.6
  Youth (14–21) (%) 400 (26.1)
  General (22–64) (%) 990 (64.7)
  Geriatrics (65+) (%) 136 (8.9)
  Others (< 14) (%) 4 (0.3)
 Diagnoses (ICD-10-CM category)
  Dementia and delirium (%) 21 (1.4)
  Substance-related disorders (%) 99 (6.5)
  Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders (%) 241 (15.8)
  Bipolar and related disorders (%) 129 (8.4)
  Depressive disorders (%) 350 (22.9)
  Anxiety disorders (%) 107 (7.0)
  Obsessive compulsive and related disorders (%) 12 (0.8)
  Trauma and stress-related disorders (%) 71 (4.6)
  Dissociative disorders (%) 3 (0.2)
  Somatic symptom and related disorders (%) 3 (0.2)
  Eating disorders (%) 1 (0.1)
  Personality disorders (%) 27 (1.8)
  Neurodevelopmental disorders (%) 1 (0.1)
  Miscellaneous diagnoses (%) 465 (30.4)
 Multiple visits 449 (29.3)
 With previous admission (%) 247 (16.1)
 Specialty match (%) 125 (8.2)
  Total n = 1530
Physician factors
 Male (%) 1091 (71.3)
 Years of practice (mean ± SD) 14.3 ± 8.7
 PES training (%) 308 (20.1)
 Specialist/highly specialized (%) 247 (16.1)
 Sub-division of primary specialty area (%)
  Youth 395 (25.8)
  Geriatric 143 (9.3)
  General 753 (49.2)
   PES 308 (20.1)
   Inpatient 240 (15.7)
   Outpatient 166 (10.8)
   Consultation liaison 39 (2.5)
   Women’s Mental Health 91 (5.9)
   Oncology 48 (3.1)
   OCD 43 (2.8)
   CBT 42 (2.7)
   Neuropsych 15 (1.0)
 Other 239 (15.6)
 Frequent care practice type (%)
  Outpatient 1139 (74.4)
  Inpatient 391 (25.6)