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Table 1 Factors Influencing Screening

From: Screening for adolescent alcohol and drug use in pediatric health-care settings: predictors and implications for practice and policy

  Percent of Providers (N = 437) p-value
Difficult to discuss with patients:
Drug abuse 22  
Alcohol abuse 19  
Depression 15 < 0.05
Unprepared to diagnose:
Other drug 56  
Alcohol 42  
Marijuana 37  
Depression 29 < 0.001
Five most important risk factors to screen for:
Nutrition 72  
STDs 72  
Exercise 66  
Depression 59  
Alcohol use 40 < 0.001