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Table 2 Conditions and outcome, descriptors and data collection techniques

From: Accessibility and factors associated with utilization of mental health services in youth health centers. A qualitative comparative analysis in northern Sweden

Sets (conditions/outcome) Descriptors and sourcea Possible answers and value for each answer Abbreviation
Condition: Trust Do the young people perceive that they can trust the YHC, staff and consultation?
YFHS-Swe questionnaire (3 items)
Mean value from the three items
Numeric value between 1 (lowest) and 5 (highest)
Trust
Condition: Multidisciplinary team Does the YHC team consist of a variety of professions?
Documentary review, contact YHCs
Number of different professions represented in the team of the YHC (medical doctor, nurse, midwife, social worker, psychologist, nutritionist, gynaecologist)
Numeric value from 2 to 8
Multiprof
Condition: Expertise in mental health Does the staff have special competence in mental health?
Documentary review, contact YHC
0 or 1
0 YHC has curator with no further training on mental health, no psychologist, no psychiatric nurse or no curator
1 YHC has psychologist, psychiatric nurse or curator with extra training on mental health
Mentprof
Condition: Easy to contact Is the YHC and its staff perceived as easy to get in contact with?
YFHS-Swe questionnaire (5 items)
Mean value from the five items
Numeric value between 1 (lowest) and 5 (highest)
Contact
Outcome: A YHC that youth perceive they can come for mental health issues Is the YHC perceived as a place to come for mental health issues
YFHS-Swe questionnaire (12 items)
Mean value from the 12 items
Numeric value between 1 (lowest) and 5 (highest)
Mentaccess
  1. aFor a more detailed description of the items included in outcomes and conditions see Table 1