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Table 2 GP/FPs' preferred approaches to case involvement*

From: Family physicians' involvement and self-reported comfort and skill in care of children with behavioral and emotional problems: a population-based survey

  Clinical Condition Type
  Behavioral Problems N (%) Social-Emotional Difficulties N (%) ADHD N (%) Mood Disorders N (%)
Evaluate and manage the problem yourself 44 (11.1) 50 (12.7) 21 (5.3) 74 (18.8)
Evaluate and manage yourself, then refer for consultation 150 (38.0) 156 (39.5) 103 (26.0) 171 (43.4)
Evaluate yourself and then refer out for management 119 (30.1) 115 (29.1) 106 (26.8) 72 (18.3)
Refer out for evaluation and management 52 (13.2) 52 (13.2) 75 (18.9) 29 (7.4)
Refer out for evaluation and then take over management 25 (6.3) 17 (4.3) 82 (20.7) 36 (9.1)
Other combination of options 5 (1.3) 5 (1.3) 9 (2.3) 12 (3.0)
  1. *Number (percentage) of GP/FPs that preferred each approach to involvement with each clinical condition type.