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Table 3 General practitioners’ agreement 1 with statements concerning the supportiveness of working environment for mental healthcare provision (n = 416)

From: Preparedness of Lithuanian general practitioners to provide mental healthcare services: a cross-sectional survey

Survey statement Total sample (%) Age, years old (%) Type of practice (%) Location of practice (%) Location of MHC2center
   ≤50 ≥51 Public Private Urban Rural Same institution Different institution
It is possible for me to allow more time than usual for consultations with patients who have mental disorders 11.5 9.8 13.1 10.7 12.7 10.7 12.0 11.5 10.3
I have suitable diagnostic scales and other diagnostic instruments for the assessment of my patients’ mental health status 5.1 5.2 5.1 5.7 3.9 5.4 3.2 5.4 4.9
I discuss with a psychiatrist the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients who have mental disorders 32.3 25.9 37.2 32.2 32.7 31.0 34.1 40.0 21.3***
I discuss with a psychologist the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients who have mental disorders 11.6 9.2 13.8 13.3 8.7 11.0 8.3 14.4 5.6**
A social healthcare worker takes part in providing psychosocial assistance to patients who have mental disorders 12.5 11.0 14.0 13.8 10.3 13.3 9.4 17.2 6.8**
  1. 1Respondents answers “strongly agree” and “agree” were counted together.
  2. 2MHC center – mental health care center.
  3. Values in bold indicate a statistically significant difference, ** p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.