TABLE 4.

Pediatric Provider Clinical Actions for Mothers With Low-Level Depressive Symptoms and Mothers Who Screened Positive (n = 237)

No. (%)P
Low-Level Symptoms (Score of 1 or 2) (n = 152)Screen Positive (Score of 3-6) (n = 85)
Discussed impact on child
    Yes39 (25.7)34 (40)<.05
    No113 (74.3)51 (60)
Referral to primary care physician, mental health professional, or community support
    Yes36 (23.7)36 (42.4)<.01
    No116 (76.3)49 (57.6)
Follow-up visit or telephone call planned
    Yes10 (6.6)11 (12.9)NS
    No142 (93.4)74 (87.1)
Any of these clinician actions
    Yes58 (38.2)53 (62.4)<.001
    No94 (61.8)32 (37.6)
  • NS indicates not significant.