Table 4

Diagnostic distribution across different regions of the world

European (%)

North American (%)

Australian (%)

Asian (%)

χ2


Affective disorders

753 (48.5)

390 (33.6)

71 (32.7)

335 (51.3)

11.3*

Substances-related disorders

390 (18.6)

573 (40.1)

106 (24.1)

135 (26.7)

12.1*

Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders or psychosis NOS

125 (7.5)

42 (4.2)

29 (24.3)

53 (8.4)

24.1*

Personality disorders

197 (16.8)

75 (13.4)

75 (17.7)

20 (17.7)

1.2n.s.

At least one Diagnosis

1298 (88.8)

710 (89.7)

207 (78.9)

527 (83.0)

6.4n.s.


* Significant at p ≤ 0.01

n.s.Non significant

Arsenault-Lapierre et al. BMC Psychiatry 2004 4:37   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-4-37

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