|Survey population||Belgian physician population|
|Characteristic||Psychiatrists (n = 105)||GPs (n = 264)||Psychiatrists (n = 1611)||GPs (n = 14 888)|
|Practice: private/institutional/both (%)||17/16/67||96/4/0||-||-|
|Mean age (years)||46||50||50||50|
|Mean duration of practice (years)||17||24||-||-|
|Number of patients with depression treated each month||71||33||-||-|
GP, general practitioner.
aBased on physicians present in the Belgian Central Medical Database.