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Table 2 Numbers of patients receiving screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment by type of condition

From: Implementing SBIRT (Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment) in primary care: lessons learned from a multi-practice evaluation portfolio

  Eligible for screening Pre-screens completed Positive
pre-screens
Full screens completed Positive full screens Brief interventionsa Referrals to treatmentb
Alcohol Abuse 22,360 12,697 2864 7361 1840 1009
(54.8%)
209
(20.7%)
Drug Abuse 16,419 5581 392 7303 1335 442
(33.1%)
172
(38.9%)
Adolescent Drug & Alcohol Abuse 9087 1868 421 794 55 91
(165.5%)
25
(27.5%)
Depression 23,861 14,062 3659 3706 2294 1050
(45.8%)
693
(66%)
Anxiety 2303 2186 537 74 10 8
(80%)
7
(87.5%)
Child Safety 1190 n/a n/a 1057 251 193
(76.9%)
38
(19.7%)
Tobacco 1350 n/a n/a 1340 418 315
(75.4%)
158
(50.2%)
  1. aPercentage of positive full screens. Some practice sites administered a brief intervention regardless of the full screen score
  2. bPercentage of brief interventions. Some practices bypassed brief interventions and referred some patients directly to treatment
  3. n/a Not applicable as there were no pre-screening tools available