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Table 1 Summary of psychiatrist practice details and patient characteristics (Phase II)

From: Evaluating depressive symptoms in hypomanic and manic episodes using a structured diagnostic tool: validation of a new Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (M.I.N.I.) module for the DSM-5 'With Mixed Features’ specifier

Characteristics Value
(A) Psychiatrists n = 23
 Years qualified, % (n)  
  5 to 9 4.3 (1)
  10 to 14 39.1 (9)
  15 to 19 8.7 (2)
  ≥20 47.8 (11)
 Mean years qualified, n 17.8
 Patient caseload  
  Mean total number of patients/month, n 139
  Mean number of patients with bipolar I disorder/month, n 47
  Patients experiencing a manic episode at any one time, % 52.3
 Country regions, % (n)  
  London and South England 43.5 (10)
  North England and Midlands 43.5 (10)
  Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland 13.0 (3)
 Patient setting, % (n)a  
  Inpatients 17.4 (4)
  Outpatients 52.2 (12)
  Both 30.4 (7)
(B) Patients n = 155
 Sex, % (n)  
  Male 46.1 (53)
  Female 53.9 (62)
 Age range (years), % (n)  
  18 to 25 15.7 (18)
  26 to 35 20.9 (24)
  36 to 45 24.3 (28)
  46 to 55 18.3 (21)
  56 to 66 13.0 (15)
  >66 7.8 (9)
 Mean age, years 43.7
 Onset of most recent/current manic episode, % (n)  
  Current month 18.3 (21)
  1 month ago 33.0 (38)
  2 months ago 28.7 (33)
  3 months ago 17.4 (20)
  4 months ago 2.6 (3)
 Date of consultation, % (n)  
  1 to 18 November 2012 55.7 (64)
  19 to 25 November 2012 20.9 (24)
  26 to 30 November 2012 23.5 (27)
  1. aMean percentage of psychiatrists spending time in each setting.