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Table 2 Participant characteristics

From: Veteran-centered barriers to VA mental healthcare services use

Variable   Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN)  
  Yes/No VISN 1 Maine (N = 24) VISN 16 Arkansas (N = 21) VISN 21 California (N = 21) Total
(N = 66)
CDA Phases   N   N   N   N  
 Free List   7   7   9   23  
 Pile sort   12   10   7   29  
 Interpretation task   5   4   5   14  
Prior mental health visit Yes 14   14   12   40  
  No 10   7   9   26  
Gender
 Male   17   16   17   50  
 Female   7   5   4   16  
Ethnicity
 Hispanic/Latino Yes 1   4   4   9  
  No/missing 23   17   17   57  
Race
 American Indian Yes 0   2   3   5  
 Asian Yes 0   0   3   3  
 Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Yes 0   0   1   1  
 Black Yes 1   11   0   12  
 White/not-Hispanic Yes 20   7   15   42  
 White/Hispanic YES 0   3   4   7  
 Multi-racial Yes 1   0   1   2  
 Other Yes 1   0   1   2  
Age Mean 47.4 39.5 45.2 44
Employment Student 2   1   2   5  
  Homemaker 1   0   0   1  
Disabled 10   6   5   21  
Full-time 6   11   8   25  
Part-time 1   2   2   5  
Sick leave 0   0   1   1  
Other 0   0   1   1  
Retired 3   0   0   3  
Unemployed 1   1   1   3  
On SSI/SSDI 0   0   1   1  
Service disability Yes 8   5   3   16  
No 1   0   0   1  
N/A 14   15   15   44  
Don’t know 1   1   3   5  
Income 0–50,000 16   15   15   46  
50,001+ 7   6   6   19  
Refused 1   0   0   1  
Alcohol Yes 15   9   16   40  
PTSD Yes 7   11   6   24  
Depression Yes 8   12   8   28