Identification of psychosocial problems in pediatric primary care : Do family attitudes make a difference ?
To evaluate the affect of families'attitudes about the appropriateness of discussing psychosocial concerns on pediatric providers'identification of psychosocial problems.
These data were collected as part of the Greater New Haven Child Health Study, New Haven, Conn.
The study design was a prospective cohort.
Families were recruited from a stratified random sample of all primary care practices in the greater New Haven area.
Nineteen of 23 invited practices agreed to participate including 2 prepaid practices, 2 neighborhood health centers, and 7 fee-for-service group and 8 fee-for-service solo practices.
All families of children aged 4 to 8 years who attended these practices during 2 separate 3-week periods (1 in fall 1987 and 1 in spring 1988) were invited to participate in the study.
Families were invited to participate only once, on the first contact with any eligible child, using approved procedures.
Of 2006 eligible families, 1886 (94%) chose to participate.
Main Outcome Measure
The outcome variable for these analyses is the identification of any behavioral, emotional, or developmental problem by the pediatrician on the 13-category checklist.
Overall, pediatric clinicians identified 27.5% of children with 1 or more psychosocial problems. (...)
Mots-clés Pascal : Médecine, Pédiatrie, Consultation privée, Dépistage, Trouble comportement, Trouble développement, Développement psychomoteur, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Relation soignant famille
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medicine, Pediatrics, Private consultation, Medical screening, Behavioral disorder, Developmental disorder, Psychomotor development, United States, North America, America, Health staff family relation
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0287852
Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 27/11/1998.