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Table 4 Intervention strategies agreement with Maudsley guidelines per prescriber

From: Prescribed psychiatric interventions for children presented to a university psychiatric clinic in Egypt: a descriptive cross-sectional study

Prescriber Agreement of prescriptions with Maudsley guidelines P value
Poor agreement Partial agreement Agreement
No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Pediatrician (n = 65) 42 (60.0%) 23 (33.8%) 4 (6.1%) ≤ 0.001
Neurologist (n = 40) 31 (77.5%) 8 (20.0%) 1 (2.5%)
Psychiatrist (n = 167) 41 (24.6%) 62 (37.1%) 64 (38.3%)
  1. Χ2 value