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Table 1 Demographic information on doctors and patient

From: Detection and management of depression in adult primary care patients in Hong Kong: a cross-sectional survey conducted by a primary care practice-based research network

Doctors and clinic: (N = 59) Patient demographic: (N = 10.179)
Gender Gender
 Male 42 (712%)  Male 40.7%
 Female 17 (28.8%)  Female 56.6%
Age Age
 Mean age 44.9 years (range 30–75 years) Mean age 49.0 years (range 18–103 years)
   18-24 years 6.8%
Place of graduation  25-24 years 18.4%
 Hong Kong 46 (78.0%)  35-44 years 16.9%
 Overseas 13 (22.0%)  45-54 years 17.5%
     (China 2; UK 3; Australia/NZ 7; other 1)  55-64 years15.7%
   65+ years 20.3%
  Ethnicity
Post-graduate qualifications  Chinese 95.7%
 Fellowship in family medicine (or equivalent) 44 (74.6%)  Non-Chinese 3.9%
  Household monthly income (HKD)
 Diploma in psychological medicine 14 (23.7%)  ≤$5000 12.2%
Location of clinic*  $5,001-$10,000 7.5%
 Hong Kong Island 26 (44.1%)  $10,001-$20,000 17.8%
 Kowloon 18 (30.5%)  $20,001-$30,000 15.1%
 New Territories 15 (25.4%)  $30,001-$40,000 10.5%
   >$40,000 21.2%
  Marital status
   Single 26.6%
Type of practice  Married59.8%
 Private solo 21 (35.6%)  Widowed 7.6%
 Private group 12 (20.3%)  Separated/divorced 3.2%
 Private hospital 11 (18.6%) Education level
 Government clinic 11 (18.6%)  No formal schooling 7.7%
 NGO 3 (5.1%)  Primary 16.0%
 University 1 (1.7%)  Secondary 40.5%
   Tertiary 32.7%
  District of Residence*
   Hong Kong Island 40.1%
   Kowloon 22.0%
   New Territories 34.1%
   Mainland China 0.3%
  1. *Hong Kong is divided into three major geographical regions: Hong Kong Island, Kowloon and the New Territories.
  2. One study doctor changed practice type from private solo to university health services during the study period.