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Table 3 Descriptive statistics for the clinics' accessibility and involvement of the parents

From: Determinants of parents' experiences with outpatient child and adolescent mental health services

  n   % Mean (SD) Median
Length of treatment (days) 7903    436.5 (531.7) 256
Recorded waiting time (days) 7902    83.1 (82.7) 55
Perceived waiting time 7700 None 13   
   Not for long 44   
   Fairly long 22   
   Very long 21   
Number of consultations in the previous 3 months? 7173 Just one 35   
   2-5 46   
   6-12 17   
   More than 12 2   
Suitable number of consultations in the previous 3 months 7361 No, far too few 14   
   No, too few 21   
   Yes, a suitable number 65   
Ease of contacting the therapists outside appointments 5966 Not at all 9   
   To a small extent 16   
   To a moderate extent 35   
   To a large extent 29   
   To a very large extent 11   
Parents' participation in consultations 7580 No, never 13   
   Yes, occasionally 49   
   Yes, often 39   
Parents' understanding of the services 7547 Very poor 4   
   Quite poor 7   
   Neither poor nor good 21   
   Quite good 42   
   Very good 26