Table 4

Rates of Medication Use by CBCL Problem Scores.

Any medicationTwo medications≥3 medications
n (%) usingOR (95%CI)n (%) usingOR (95% CI)n (%) usingOR (95% CI)
Internalizing
≤70393 (25.4)1.00105 (6.8)1.0056 (3.6)1.00
>70132 (28.3)1.21 (0.92–1.59)a,b39 (8.4)1.44 (0.95–2.18)15 (3.2)0.78 (0.42–1.43)
Externalizing
≤70418 (24.8)1.00117 (7)1.0053 (3.1)1.00
>70107 (32.8)2.37 (1.72–3.27)27 (8.3)1.82 (1.13–2.95)18 (5.5)2.09 (1.15–3.80)
Total Problems
≤70321 (22.2)1.0084 (5.8)1.0039 (2.7)1.00
>70204 (35.9)2.09 (1.61–2.70)60 (10.5)2.07 (1.41–3.02)32 (5.6)1.78 (1.07–2.98)
  • Results from multivariable analyses controlling for age, gender, race/ethnicity, and insurance status. CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio.

  • a Comparing children with scores >70 with those with scores ≤70.

  • b P<0.0001.