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Table 3 Difference in the average prevalence rates of suicidal ideation and depression in local clinics according to the physician’s recognition of them and the physician’s actions whens encountering such patient

From: The prevalence of suicidal ideation and depression among primary care patients and current management in South Korea

Physicain’s recognition of suicidal ideation and depression among his or her patients Number of local clinics Average prevalence rates in local clinics (S.D.) t-value
(p value)
Suicidal ideation
 Yes 5 19.5 (4.0) 1.662 (0.122)
 No 10 16.1 (3.0)
Depression (PHQ ≥ 10)
 Yes 11 13.7 (7.3) 1.702 (0.112)
 No 4 7.2 (3.2)
Physician’s act as encountering patient with suicidal ideation and depression if physician recognize it Percentage (number of doctors)
Suicide ideation (N = 6)
 Recommendation of visiting a psychiatrist without any arrangement 83.3% (5)
 Treatment and recommendation of visiting a psychiatry if it worse 16.7% (1)
Depression (N = 14)
 Recommended to visit a psychiatrist without any arrangement 28.6% (4)
 Treatment and recommended to visit psychiatry if it worse 71.4% (10)