TABLE 3

Results From Regression and Cox Modeling Using Practice Location to Predict Pediatrician-Delivered ADHD Care

ADHD Care VariableUrban Versus SuburbanUrban Versus RuralSuburban Versus RuralInterpretation
Use of a parent ADHD rating scale during assessment–0.278–0.345–0.149
Use of a teacher ADHD rating scale during assessment–0.154–0.062–0.006
DSM-IV ADHD criteria documented in chart–0.026–0.2620.332
Medication treatment–0.288*–0.328–0.123Urban>Suburban
Psychosocial treatment–0.431*–0.227–0.405*Urban and Rural>Suburban
For those treated and with first contact, time to first contact after starting treatmenta0.29***0.23–0.07Urban>Suburban
For those with parent ADHD rating scale ever, time since starting treatment to scale completiona–0.22–0.57–0.35
For those with teacher ADHD rating scale ever, time since starting treatment to scale completiona–0.56–0.66–0.10
  • * P < .05, *** P < .001.

  • a Cox model results.