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Table 4 Average number of weekly working hours of each health professional category per CAMH unit, split by macro-area

From: Nationwide Survey of Healthcare Services for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Italy

CAMHs Average number of weekly working hours per CAMH unit
CAP PSY NDT ST EDU SW NUR PSYC
Public
 North 70.5ab 95.1ab 35.3ab 85.1ab 17.3b 17.4 20.5 0.5
 Center 64.5ad 78.8ab 37.9ab 89.9ab 20.4b 28.1b 15.3 1.4
 South 36.6 45.8b 14.2 28.1 45.1b 33.2b 13.1 2.0
 Islands 39.4 22.0 10.8 18.4 3.2 10.8 11.7 0.0
 Italy 56.7 66.9 27.3 62.6 19.3 21.2 16.0 0.9
Private
 North 41.2 86.1 54.4c 80.8 171.3b 15.2 64.4 0.6
 Center 36.5 85.3 80.2 142.8 93.8 18.1 21.8 2.5
 South 19.2d 63.0d 184.8b 187.5d 121.8 35.7 18.9 1.1
 Islands 41.5 26.9 29.2 58.6 16.3 25.1 31.8 0.6
 Italy 33.4 68.0 95.6 127.4 102.8 24.0 31.4 1.3
  1. CAP, child adolescent psychiatrist; PSY, psychologist; NDT, neurodevelopmental disorders therapist; ST, speech therapist; EDU, educator; SW, social workers; NUR, nurse; PSYC, psychiatrist
  2. Post-hoc comparisons (a) p < 0.01 vs South; (b) p < 0.01 vs Islands; c) p < 0.05 vs South; (d) p < 0.05 vs Islands