Table 3.

Factors Associated With Prescribing Medications Often for Management of Childhood Depression*

Odds
Ratio
95% Confidence Interval
Comfortable treating childhood depression4.82.7 –8.4
Believe antidepressants are more effective than counseling2.61.4 –4.8
Family physicians versus pediatricians2.21.9 –4.1
  • * Adjusted for physician demographics, practice setting, and opinions.