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Table 2 Statistics describing workload, the GP's attention for mental health problems and GP, practice and patient characteristics

From: Does the attention General Practitioners pay to their patients' mental health problems add to their workload? A cross sectional national survey

  N Mean (sd) Variation coefficient
Workload    
Hours worked weekly 154 43.72 (12.22) 27.95
Number of patient contacts weekly 133 112.64 (36.69) 32.57
Satisfaction with the available time (1–5) 164 2.91 (0.71) 24.40
Emotional exhaustion (0–6) 164 1.58 (0.79) 50.00
GP's attention for mental health problems    
Role perception (1'not'-5 'fully') 187 3.07 (0.50) 16.29
% of psychological contacts 141 9.34 (3.30) 35.33
GP characteristics    
% gender male 190 73% -
Age 190 46.79 (6.58) 14.06
Personal list size 191 2072.30 (692.29) 33.41
Practice and patient characteristics    
Degree of urbanisation of practice (1–5) 190 3.01 (1.31) 43.52
% publicly insured patients 191 64.31 (9.14) 14.21
% female patients 191 50.55 (2.79) 5.52
% patients 65+ 191 12.61 (4.96) 39.33
% non-Western patients 190 6.25 (11.27) 180.32