Clin Pediatr (Phila) volume 59, issue 6, P547-556 2020 DOI: 10.1177/0009922820908589 View full text
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Kevin P. Fiori, Colin D. Rehm, Dana Sanderson, Sandra Braganza, Amanda Parsons, Tashi Chodon, Renee Whiskey, Patrizia Bernard, Michael L. Rinke

Abstract: Clinic-based social needs screening has been associated with increased access to social services and improved health outcomes. Using a pragmatic study design in an urban pediatric practice, we used logistic regression to identify factors associated with successful social service uptake. From December 2017 to November 2018, 4948 households were screened for social needs, and 20% self-reported at least one. Of the 287 households with unmet needs who were referred and interested in further assistance, 43% report…

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