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Table 1 Questionnaire response and patient demographics

From: Management of adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in UK primary care: a survey of general practitioners

  Group 1 – stopped tx before adulthood Group 2 – continued tx from childhood into adulthood Group 3 – started tx in adulthood
Questionnaire Response    
Number of Questionnaires Sent 50 50 50
Number of Questionnaires Returned 47 41 45
% Response Rate 94 (47/50) 82 (41/50) 90 (45/50)
Number of Returned Questionnaires in which GP confirmed that patients met criteria of the cohort (Valid Questionnaires) 44 37 33
Number of GPs sent questionnaires 40 38 43
Number of GPs who returned questionnaires 38 31 39
Patient Demographics (n = 44) (n = 37) (n = 33)
Gender (male,%) 39 (88.6) 36 (97.3) 25 (75.8)
Mean Age (years) at Diagnosis for Males (SD) 9.4 (±3.0) 10.4 (±3.4) 28.7 (±9.6) 10.4
Mean Age (years) at Diagnosis for Females (SD) 12.0 (±1.4) 9* 31.0 (±5.7)
Mean Age (years) at time of data collection for Males (SD) 20.0 (±1.3) 20.6 (±1.2) 36.7 (±10.4)
Mean Age (years) at time of data collection for Females (SD) 20.5 (±1.1) 19.4* 38.9 (±11.2)
Diagnosis made by    
Psychiatrist (N) 30 25 27
Paediatrician (N) 11 7 0
Unknown by GP (N) 3 5 3
Other (N) 0 0 3
  1. * No SD provided as data based on one patient.