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Table 1 Study population, response rate, number under 65 years of age mainly working in psychiatric health care, and frequency of sickness-certification cases, respectively

From: Psychiatrists′ work with sickness certification: frequency, experiences and severity of the certification tasks in a national survey in Sweden

  Responding psychiatrists <65 years of age, and working in psychiatric health care Frequency of consultations involving consideration of sickness certification among the responding psychiatrists working in psychiatric health care * Is inpatient care part of your daily work?
  At least 6 times per week 1-5 times per week A few times per month or year Never or almost never Yes No
  N n % n % n % n % n % n % n %
All 1185 723 61.0 393 55.0 186 26.0 68 9.5 68 9.5 284 43.2 374 56.8
Women 599 383 63.9 206 54.4 99 26.1 41 10.8 33 8.7 143 40.6 209 59.4
Men 586 340 58.0 187 55.7 87 25.9 27 8.0 35 10.4 141 46.1 165 53.9
31-54 years 464 336 72.4 202 60.5 76 22.8 35 10.5 21 6.3 170 53.8 146 46.2
55-64 years 518 387 74.7 191 50.1 110 28.9 33 8.7 47 12.3 114 33.3 228 66.7
> 65 years 203 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  1. The study group consisted of the 579 psychiatrists who had such consultations at least once a week (bold figures).
  2. *Missing 8 (1.1%).