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Table 4 Regression results: β coefficienta, pband cumulative adjusted R2 (Adj R2) for each block entered

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

  Relationship with health personnel Information and participation Outcome
Independent variables β p Adj R 2 β p Adj R 2 β p Adj R 2
(Intercept) 46.76 0.000   27.36 0.000   78.02 0.000  
CHILD'S DEMOGRAPHIC DATA    0.004    0.010    
   Child's gender (ref Female)          
Male     0.050 0.001     
   Child's age -0.063 0.000   -0.014      
CHILD'S CLINICAL DATA AND PREVIOUS CONTACT WITH CAMHS    0.009    0.021    0.034
   Diagnosis axes 1,2,3 and 5 (ref hyperkinetic or conduct disorders)          
Emotional disorders -0.029    -0.106 0.000   -0.033   
Developmental disorders 0.015    -0.014    -0.103 0.000  
Psychosocial problems only 0.013    -0.043 0.005   -0.080 0.000  
No mental or behavioural disorders or psychosocial problems 0.009    -0.023    -0.077 0.000  
Other mental or behavioural disorders 0.008    -0.021    -0.059 0.001  
Not coded or invalid code used -0.018    -0.023    -0.044 0.013  
   Axis 6 (Global Assessment of Psychosocial Disability scale) -0.029    0.007    -0.030   
   Previously treated by CAMHS -0.030       -0.074 0.000  
PARENTS' DEMOGRAPHIC DATA    0.019    0.021    0.036
   Parents' gender (ref Female)          
Male -0.005    0.007      
   Parents' age 0.047 0.006   -0.017      
   Marital status (ref Married)          
Cohabiting -0.010    -0.018      
Neither married nor cohabiting -0.040 0.035   -0.032      
   Household's highest education     -0.052 0.000   -0.087 0.000  
   Number of parents in paid work -0.015    -0.015    0.021   
   Parents' ethnic background (ref Norwegian)          
Western or mixed 0.038 0.012      0.009   
Non-Western 0.002       0.022   
   Native language (ref Norwegian)          
Other Nordic     0.018      
Other European     0.032 0.020     
Non-European     0.021      
ACCESSIBILITY AND INVOLVEMENT OF THE PARENTS    0.425    0.407    0.199
   Length of treatment -0.034 0.044   0.026    0.062 0.001  
   Recorded waiting time        -0.022   
   Perceived waiting time -0.073 0.000   -0.043 0.004   -0.026   
   Number of consultations in the previous 3 months 0.059 0.000   -0.031 0.040   -0.132 0.000  
   Suitable number of consultations in the previous 3 months 0.191 0.000   0.154 0.000   0.186 0.000  
   Ease of contacting the therapist outside appointments 0.263 0.000   0.193 0.000   0.086 0.000  
   Parents' participation in consultations 0.040 0.013   0.027    -0.036   
   Parents' understanding of services 0.326 0.000   0.429 0.000   0.248 0.000  
  1. a Blank spaces in the β-coefficient column indicate that the variable was not included in the final model because it had no statistically significant effect (p > 0.1) in the bivariate regression analysis.
  2. b Blank spaces in the p column indicate that the variable was not statistically significant (p > 0.05).