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Table 2 Distribution in referral source by demographic characteristics

From: A crisis resolution and home treatment team in Norway: a longitudinal survey study Part 1. Patient characteristics at admission and referral

  Referral source
Self/family GP Emer-gency Mental health professional Clinic/Daycare/DPS Others
Gender
Male 42 (33.6) 36 (28.8) 11 (8.8) 13 (10.4) 13 (10.4) 10 (8.0)
Female 98 (42.6) 57 (24.8) 9 (3.9) 24 (10.4) 23 (10.0) 19 (8.3)
Statistics χ 2 = 5.618 (df = 5; p > .05)
Age
25 ≤ 18 (34.6) 16 (0.8) 3 (5.8) 3 (5.8) 7 (13.5) 5 (9.6)
26-45 63 (36.3) 40 (23.3) 10 (5.8) 16 (9.3) 25 (14.5) 18 (10.5)
46-65 54 (47.4) 29 (25.4) 4 (3.5) 16 (14.0) 6 (5.3) 5 (4.4)
66 ≥ 6 (30.3) 8 (40.0) 3 (15.0) 2 (10.0) 0 (−) 1 (5.0)
Statistics χ 2 = 23.812 (df = 15; p = .068)
Marital Status
Single 47 (37.0) 35 (27.6) 13 (10.2) 13 (10.2) 10 (7.9) 9 (7.1)
Married 67 (45.9) 39 (26.2) 4 (2.7) 11 (7.4) 16 (10.7) 12 (8.1)
Widowed 8 (47.1) 6 (35.3) 0 (−) 2 (11.8) 0 (−) 1 (5.9)
separated 18 (32.1) 13 (23.2) 3 (5.4) 8 (14.3) 9 (16.1) 5 (8.9)
Statistics χ 2 = 17.763 (df = 15; p > .05)
  1. *Significant at p < .05; **Significant at p < .01.