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Table 3 Factors influencing the likelihood of consulting first a psychiatrist or a psychologist versus a GP in case of psychological problems

From: What makes people decide who to turn to when faced with a mental health problem? Results from a French survey

  Overall sample (N = 360) Men (N = 121) Women (N = 239)
  β OR β OR β OR
  β SE OR 95%CI p β SE OR 95%CI p β SE OR 95%CI p
Gender          
   Male 0 1        
   Female -0.020 0.25 0.98 0.60–1.60 0.94       
Age    0.01    0.48    0.03
   18–34 -0.004 0.30 1.00 0.55–1.80 0.99 0.126 0.57 1.13 0.37–3.44 0.82 -0.049 0.36 0.95 0.47–1.94 0.89
   35–49 0 1   0 1   0 1  
   ≥ 50 -0.779 0.28 0.46 0.26–0.80 0.01 -0.499 0.47 0.61 0.24–1.52 0.29 -0.939 0.37 0.39 0.19–0.80 0.01
Educational level    0.15    0.79    0.22
   Primary, secondary* or vocational school -0.581 0.30 0.56 0.31–1.00 0.05 -0.339 0.49 0.71 0.27–1.87 0.49 -0.686 0.39 0.50 0.23–1.09 0.08
   Secondary school** -0.189 0.29 0.83 0.47–1.47 0.52 -0.149 0.58 0.86 0.28–2.69 0.80 -0.200 0.35 0.82 0.41–1.62 0.57
   University 0 1   0 1   0 1  
Marital status    0.93    0.98    0.80
   Single 0.105 0.29 1.11 0.63–1.96 0.72 -0.092 0.54 0.91 0.32–2.63 0.87 0.235 0.36 1.27 0.63–2.54 0.51
   Married 0 1   0 1   0 1  
   Divorced or widowed -0.001 0.38 1.00 0.48–2.09 1.00 -0.064 0.76 0.94 0.21–4.15 0.93 0.064 0.44 1.07 0.45–2.54 0.88
Social support    0.02    0.18    0.12
   Low 0.731 0.28 2.08 1.20–3.58 0.01 0.794 0.45 2.21 0.92–5.33 0.08 0.689 0.37 1.99 0.97–4.10 0.06
   Moderate 0 1   0 1   0 1  
   High -0.066 0.32 0.94 0.50–1.77 0.84 -0.030 0.59 0.97 0.31–3.06 0.96 -0.125 0.40 0.88 0.41–1.92 0.75
  1. * = for students aged 11 to 14
  2. ** = for students aged 15 to 17