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Table 2 Service contact reported by carers (n = 330) and youths (n = 224)

From: Correction to: Services according to mental health needs for youth in foster care? – a multi-informant study

  Service contact Distribution of use for the ones that have had contact.
Every week (4) Every month (3) Every 3. month (2) Every 6. month (1)
% (n) % (n) % (n) % (n) % (n)
 CAMHS
  Carers 31.2 (103) 23.3 (24) 43.7 (45) 13.6 (14) 19.4 (20)
  Youth 27.2 (61) 18.0 (11) 44.3 (27) 16.4 (10) 21.3 (13)
Contact with primary health care services:
 Carers 61.2 (202)     
 Youth 58.5 (131)     
 School health service
  Carers 27.6 (91) 5.5 (5) 20.9 (19) 28.6 (26) 45.1 (41)
  Youth 30.8 (69) 14.5 (10) 15.9 (11) 33.3 (23) 36.2 (25)
 Educational psychology service
  Carers 34.8 (115) 5.2 (6) 10.4 (12) 34.8 (40) 49.6 (57)
  Youth 19.6 (44) 11.4 (5) 27.3 (12) 15.9 (7) 45.5 (20)
 General Practitioner
  Carers 29.7 (98) 1.0 (1) 6.1 (6) 27.6 (27) 65.3 (64)
  Youth 35.7 (80) 2.5 (2) 10.0 (8) 30.0 (24) 57.5 (46)
 Adolescent health clinic
  Carers 7.3 (24) 0 (0) 20.8 (5) 8.3 (2) 70.8 (17)
  Youth 11.6 (26) 3.9 (1) 11.5 (3) 19.2 (5) 65.4 (17)
Other service providers:
 Municipal CPS
  Carers 92.1 (304) 2.3 (7) 20.4 (62) 54.9 (167) 22.4 (68)
  Youth 85.3 (191) 1.0 (2) 7.9 (15) 52.4 (100) 38.7 (74)
 Special Education
  Carers 42.7 (141) 77.3 (109) 9.2 (13) 3.6 (5) 9.9 (14)
  Youth 21.9 (49) 65.3 (32) 12.2 (6) 12.2 (6) 10.2 (5)
 Other services
  Carers 16.4 (54) 22.2 (12) 38.9 (21) 22.2 (12) 16.7 (9)
  Youth 7.1 (16) 18.8 (3) 31.3 (5) 25.0 (4) 25.0 (4)