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Percentage of children with a mental health visit prescribed medication in the past year, by provider type. *Significant difference (P = .02) between percent prescribed by provider type. OR 1.49 (1.08–2.08)
Characteristics of Children Who Had a Visit With a PCP, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, or Social Worker for a Mental Health Condition in the Previous Year
Clinical Characteristics of Children With a Mental Health Visit in the Past Year
SSRI, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.
↵a Some children had visits for >1 condition.
↵b Children may have been prescribed 0, 1, or many medications.
Weighted Proportion of Children Seen by Various Providers and Combination of Providers in the Past Year for Mental Health Conditions in the United States, 2008–2011
Values are n (%).
↵a Children could have >1 condition.
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