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Table 5 Factors associated with higher self-rated comfort/skill

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

  β P Unique Variance Explained (%) Overall Variance Explained (%)
Behavioral Problems     19
   Participated in CME~ 0.16 0.001 2.5  
   See more than 5 children per month with behavior problems 0.14 0.003 1.9  
   Belief: problems are mild & transient, specific intervention not required 0.12 0.01 1.4  
   Belief: these problems are related to stresses in the family that are hard to manage -0.13 0.007 1.5  
   Belief: role of GP should be very limited -0.19 0.000 2.9  
   Belief: evaluation of these problems is often subjective and difficult -0.22 0.000 4.2  
Social-emotional Difficulties     19
   Participated in CME~ 0.20 0.000 4.1  
   Belief: role of GP should be very limited -0.24 0.000 5.2  
   Belief: evaluation of these problems is often subjective and difficult -0.26 0.000 6.7  
ADHD°     20
   Male gender 0.20 0.000 3.9  
   Participated in CME~ 0.21 0.000 4.4  
   See more than 5 children per month with ADHD° 0.21 0.000 4.3  
   Certified as specialist in Family Medicine 0.14 0.002 2.0  
   Belief: these problems are related to stresses in the family that are hard to manage -0.14 0.003 1.8  
   Belief: evaluation of these problems is often subjective and difficult -0.13 0.005 1.6  
Mood Disorders     19
   Participated in CME~ 0.22 0.000 4.5  
   See more than 5 children per month with Mood Disorders 0.17 0.000 3.4  
   Spend more than 40 hours/wk in patient care 0.10 0.04 0.9  
   Belief: these problems are related to stresses in the family that are hard to manage -0.09 0.05 0.8  
   Belief: role of GP should be very limited -0.18 0.000 2.9  
   Belief: evaluation of these problems is often subjective and difficult -0.16 0.001 2.3  
  1. ~CME: continuing medical education activities
  2. °ADHD: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
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