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Table 2 Inclusion and characteristics of behavioral health care providers in CPC practices that responded to the 2014 Behavioral Health Integration Survey

From: Behavioral Health and the Comprehensive Primary Care (CPC) Initiative: findings from the 2014 CPC behavioral health survey

Practice characteristic N %
Behavioral health providers (N=161)*
 Any behavioral health clinician onsite 86 53.4%
 Psychiatrist 11 6.8%
 Psychologist 38 23.6%
 Social worker 40 24.8%
 Marriage and family therapist 8 5.0%
 Psychiatric nurse practitioner 4 2.5%
 Other behavioral health provider 34 21.1%
 No behavioral health provider 75 46.6%
 Working on getting a behavioral health provider 12 7.5%
Any PCP and BHP communication (in person, telephone, notes) (N=161) 134 83.2%
Years of direct care in an outpatient setting (N=102, 59 missing)
 <1 year 29 28.4%
 1-5 years 27 26.5%
 >5 years 46 45.1%
How long has provider been involved with CPC practice (N=100, 61 missing)
 <6 months 35 35.0%
 6-12 months 19 19.0%
 >12 months 46 46.0%
Proportion of time spent with CPC practice (N=99, 62 missing)
 Ad hoc consultant 6 6.1%
 <25% 24 24.2%
 25-50% 14 14.1%
 >50% 55 55.6%
  1. *Practices could have more than one type of provider. Other providers noted included licensed professional counselor (LPC), pharmacist, unspecified MD/PhD/MA, alcohol and drug counselor, registered nurse, unspecified mental health professional