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Table 1 "What can be done to improve treatment of mental disorders in primary health care?"

From: General practitioners' opinions on how to improve treatment of mental disorders in primary health care. Interviews with one hundred Norwegian general practitioners

  % 95% confidence interval
Answers with a focus on secondary health care (all together) 82% 74 - 90
   Need for improved capacity in specialized health care 59% 49 - 69
   Need for improved co-operation between primary and secondary health care, and other public services 57% 47 - 67
   Need for quality improvements in secondary health care services 12% 5 - 18
Answers with a focus on primary health care (all together) 63% 54 - 73
   Need for increased knowledge and competence among the general practitioners 40% 30 - 50
   Need for extended time when treating patients with mental disorder 40% 30 - 50
   Need to change structures or content of the treatment in primary health care 13% 6 - 19
Answers with a focus on societal interventions 11% 4 - 17
Answers with a focus on patient characteristics 5% 1 - 10
  1. Coded answers based on transcribed interviews with the general practitioners.