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Table 4 Response and barriers of pediatricians with and without training in mental health

From: Enhancing the primary care pediatrician's role in managing psychosocial issues: a cross sectional study of pediatricians and parents in Israel

  With training Without training
M (SD) M (SD) t p Effect size
Initiated interest 2.32 (0.48) 2.19 (0.51) 1.76 .081  
Treatment 2.17 (0.41) 2.07 (0.44) 1.38 .169  
Referral 2.26 (0.36) 2.30 (0.41) − 0.76 .451  
Barriers—confidence 3.30 (0.93) 2.97 (1.13) 2.10 .037* d = 0.32
Barriers—resources 3.43 (1.04) 3.04 (1.12) 2.32 .022* d = 0.36
Barriers—parents 2.89 (1.32) 3.29 (1.14) − 2.13 .035* d = 0.32
  1. *p < .05