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Table 1 Characteristics of survey respondents

From: Characterising Australian memory clinics: current practice and service needs informing national service guidelines

 

Overall

Metropolitan

Regional

Public

Private

NSW

VIC

QLD

SA

WA

TAS

Respondents, n (%)

100 (100.0)

79 (79.0)

21 (21.0)

76 (76.0)

24 (24.0)

43 (43.0)

39 (39.0)

7 (7.0)

4 (4.0)

4 (4.0)

3 (3.0)

Profession, n (%)

 Clinical Coordinator/ Administrative support

14 (14.0)

8 (10.1)

6 (28.6)*

10 (13.2)

4 (16.7)

6 (14.0)

8 (20.5)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

 Clinical Neuropsychologist

40 (40.0)$

37 (46.9)$

3 (14.3)*

27 (35.5)

13 (54.2)

19 (44.2)

14 (35.9)

3 (42.9)$

3 (75.0)

1 (25.0)

0 (0.0)

 Psychiatrist

2 (2.0)

2 (2.5)

0 (0.0)

2 (2.6)

0 (0.0)

2 (4.7)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

 Neurologist

10 (10.0)

9 (11.4)

1 (4.8)

7 (9.2)

3 (12.5)

3 (7.0)

4 (10.3)

0 (0.0)

1 (25.0)

1 (25.0)

1 (33.3)

 Geriatrician

25 (25.0)

17 (21.5)

8 (38.1)

19 (25.0)

6 (25.0)

12 (27.9)

6 (15.4)

4 (57.1)

0 (0.0)

1 (25.0)

2 (66.7)

 Registered Nurse

9 (9.0)

5 (6.3)

4 (19.0)

8 (10.5)

1 (4.2)

2 (4.7)

6 (15.4)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

1 (25.0)

0 (0.0)

 Allied health (i.e., Occupational therapist, speech pathologist)

7 (7.0)

6 (7.6)

1 (4.8)

7 (9.2)

0.0 (0.0

0 (0.0)

7 (17.9)**

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

0 (0.0)

 Other

13 (13.0)

8 (10.1)

5 (23.8)

10 (13.2)

3 (12.5)

8 (18.6)

3 (7.7)

1 (14.3)

0 (0.0)

1 (25.0)

0 (0.0)

Clinic setting, Public/Private, (Public)

83/17 (83.0)

65/14 (82.3)

18/3 (85.7)

31/12 (72.1)

38/1 (97.4)**

7/0 (100.0)

3/1 (75.0)

2/2 (50.0)

2/1 (66.7)

Locality Metropolitan/Regional, (Metropolitan)

79/21 (79.0)

59/17 (77.6)

20/4 (83.3)

33/10 (76.7)

32/7 (82.1)

6/1 (85.7)

4/0 (100.0)

3/1 (75.0)

1/2 (33.3)

  1. $One respondent identified as a ‘clinical psychologist’
  2. *Significant difference between metropolitan versus regional (Chi-square; p < .05)
  3. **Significant difference between NSW versus VIC (Chi-square; p < .01)