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Table 1 Adolescent Sample Characteristics by AOD Risk Groups on the PESQ

From: Influence of mental health and alcohol or other drug use risk on adolescent reported care received in primary care settings

  Full Sample (n = 1279) PESQ Risk Group
Green Flag
(n = 886)
Yellow Flag
(n = 195)
Red Flag
(n = 221)
Age** 15.6 (0.2) 15.2 (0.2) 16.3 (0.1) 16.7 (0.1)
Gender***
 Male 40.4 42.1 40.9 33.2
 Female 59.6 57.9 59.1 66.8
Race***
 White 15.0 14.8 16.6 14.5
 Black 26.3 28.5 24.9 19.1
 Hispanic 52.0 48.8 55.4 61.4
 Multiethnic/Other 6.6 7.9 3.1 5.0
Mother’s Education
 Less than college 67.1 65.2 67.9 73.4
 At least some college 32.9 34.8 32.1 26.6
MHI-5 Score (0–100)*** 68.5 (1.0) 69.9 (0.7) 70.3 (2.0) 61.5 (1.0)
  1. AOD Alcohol or drug use, PESQ Personal Experience Screening Questionnaire; 228 cases were imputed for missing data on mother’s education; Analyses are adjusted for clustering within clinic; **p < .01; ***p < .001