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  1. Primary care providers'responsiveness to health-risk behaviors reported by adolescent patients.

    Article - En anglais


    To assess clinicians'responsiveness to health-risk behaviors reported by adolescent patients during a comprehensive clinical preventive services visit.


    Nonprobability sample of adolescent patients scheduled for a routine physical examination.


    Seven clinical sites in the Chicago, Ill, area.


    Fifteen primary care providers and 95 adolescent patients between 11 and 18 years of age.


    Providers delivered comprehensive clinical preventive services to adolescent patients using the Guidelines for Adolescent Preventive Services model.

    This model includes screening, guidance, a physical examination, and immunizations.

    Prior to the visit, adolescent patients completed a screening questionnaire that included a 52-item health-risk behavior profile.

    Responses on the screening questionnaire were discussed during the visit.

    Main Outcome Measures 

    Each provider's responsiveness to reported health-risk behaviors was determined by comparing the adolescent patient's responses on the screening questionnaire with those reported during a debriefing interview with the adolescent about whether specific subjects were discussed.

    Responsiveness to highly sensitive behaviors was determined by comparing the screening questionnaire and the medical record.


    On average, each adolescent patient reported 10 risk behaviors, of which 7 were discussed. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Comportement dangereux, Santé, Evaluation, Responsabilité publique, Equipe soignante, Soin santé primaire, Conseil psychologique, Information biomédicale, Education santé, Etude statistique, Adolescent, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Dangerous behavior, Health, Evaluation, Collective responsibility, Health care staff, Primary health care, Psychological counseling, Biomedical information, Health education, Statistical study, Adolescent, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0404320

    Code Inist : 002B30A01B. Création : 25/01/1999.