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Table 5 Type of prescribers (alone or associated with others) in all Pays de la Loire regions (n = 3 658 000) for antipsychotic prescriptions from July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014

From: Influence of socioeconomic status on antipsychotic prescriptions among youth in France

Specialty Only prescriber for a particular patient Other prescribers are in charge of the patient Total n = 2706
n % n % n %
Hospital any type (mostly paediatricians and psychiatrists) 1252 46.3 729 26.9 1981 73.2
General Practice 309 11.4 581 21.5 890 32.9
Psychiatrist 250 9.2 257 9.5 507 18.7
Paediatrician 15 0.6 26 1.0 41 1.5
Other 9 0.3 52 1.9 61 2.3
No Info 42 1.6 164 6.1 206 7.6
  1. Table is to read by line, and not per columns (for example 507 patients (18.7% of our 2 706 patient’s sample had prescription by a psychiatrist, among them 250 had only one prescriber, and 257 had more then one)