Table 3

Persons interviewed for information on voting rights (n=114/124)

SpecialtyMissing dataParis area*Rural†TotalP values
PsychiatristOtherTotalPsychiatristOtherTotal
Adult343/4414/1457/58 (98%)23/2626/2849/53 (92%)106/111 (95%)0.777 (Fisher)
Third party424/4412/1636/60 (60%)18/2321/2739/50 (78%)75/110 (68%)0.044 (χ2)
Spouse423/4411/1634/60 (57%)18/2318/2736/50 (72%)70/110 (64%)0.126 (χ2)
Children526/4411/1634/60 (57%)13/2316/2626/49 (53%)63/109 (58%)0.888 (χ2)
Family doctor57/443/1610/60 (17%)7/2310/2617/49 (35%)27/109 (25%)0.035 (χ2)
Friend(s)52/442/164/60 (7%)4/230/264/49 (8%)8/109 (7%)0.823 (Fisher)
Other‡58/442/1610/60 (17%)8/234/2612/49 (24%)22/109 (20%)0.044 (χ2)
  • *Paris area (Ile-de-France): Paris, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis and Val de Marne.

  • †Rural: Aveyron, Cantal, Côte d’Armour, Creuse, Gers, Haute-Loire, Lot, Lozère, Mayenne, Orne.

  • ‡Specified in 64% of cases (14/22): institution personnel (4), relative (3), neighbour (2), social worker (2), nurse (1), caregiver (1), person requesting placement under protection (1).