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Table 7 Number and percent in referral source by selected HoNOS categories and the clinical problem type

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 Emergency Mental health professional Clinic/Daycare/DPS Others
Self-Harm (Missing = 6)
 No 127 (30.9) 88 (27.0) 18 (5.5) 34 (10.4) 31 (9.5) 28 (8.6)
 Yes 13 (41.9) 5 (16.1) 2 (6.5) 3 (9.7) 7 (22.6) 1 (3.2)
χ 2 = 6.952 (df = 5; p > .05)
Psychotic Problems (Missing = 5)
 No 135 (40.8) 85 (25.7) 18 (5.4) 32 (9.7) 35 (10.6) 26 (7.9)
 Yes 6 (22.2) 8 (29.6) 2 (7.4) 5 (18.5) 3 (11.1) 3 (11.1)
χ 2 = 4.733 (df = 5; p > .05)
Depression (Missing = 6)
 No 106 (38.4) 69 (25.0) 18 (6.5) 29 (10.5) 30 (10.9) 24 (8.7)
 Yes 34 (42.0) 24 (29.6) 2 (2.5) 8 (9.9) 8 (9.9) 5 (6.2)
χ 2 = 3.127 (df = 5; p > .05)
The Clinical Problem Type (Missing = 16)
 No Problem Type 40 (37.4) 29 (27.1) 5 (4.7) 13 (12.1) 10 (9.3) 10 (9.3)
 Stress Only Type 29 (40.8) 18 (25.4) 3 (4.2) 5 (7.0) 9 (12.7) 7 (9.9)
 Self-harm Type 11 (39.3) 4 (14.3) 2 (7.1) 3 (10.7) 7 (25.0) 1 (3.6)
 Psychosis Type 6 (23.1) 7 (26.9) 2 (7.7) 5 (19.2) 3 (11.5) 3 (11.5)
 Depression Type 27 (43.5) 21 (33.9) 2 (3.2) 5 (8.1) 3 (4.8) 4 (6.5)
 Single Problem Type 13 (41.9) 9 (29.0) 2 (6.5) 3 (9.7) 1 (3.2) 3 (9.7)
 Miscellaneous Type 10 (45.5) 5 (22.7) 2 (9.1) 3 (3.6) 2 (9.1) 0 (−)
χ 2 = 24.462 (df = 30 p > .05)
Status of mental health problems at intake (Missing = 55)
 New or recent onset 27 (42.9) 15 (23.8) 3 (4.8) 4 (6.3) 9 (14.3) 5 (7.9)
 Recurrence after remission 23 (31.1) 27 (36.5) 4 (5.4) 4 (5.4) 5 (6.8) 11 (14.9)
 Aggravation of chronic problem 69 (41.6) 33 (19.9) 11 (6.6) 23 (13.9) 19 (11.4) 11 (6.6)
χ 2 = 18.340* (df = 10 p < .05)
  1. *Significant at p < .05; **Significant at p < .01.