This study investigates the barriers to health care faced by runaway adolescents.
A convenience sample of 89 street youth located through community agencies was surveyed to elicit their perceptions of barriers to care.
Results indicated that these youth experience a wide range of barriers to health care, both objective and subjective.
They also experience fears with regard to receiving health care, many of which seem developmental in nature.
The relative isolation of these youth compounds the objective barriers they face, yet many overcame these barriers and received needed care.
Mots-clés Pascal : Sans domicile fixe, Fugue, Accessibilité, Service santé, Perception sociale, Attitude, Système santé, Minnesota, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Adolescent, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Homeless, Running away, Accessibility, Health service, Social perception, Attitude, Health system, Minnesota, United States, North America, America, Adolescent, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0022652
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 17/04/1998.