Research :: Preventive Care for Adolescents: Few Get Visits and Fewer Get Services

This article examines rates and disparities in access to preventive care and receipt of recommended preventive services among adolescents. Research reveals very low rates of preventive visits, especially for the poor and uninsured, and low rates of receipt of recommended preventive services.

PEDIATRICS, Charles E. Irwin, Jr, Sally H. Adams, M. Jane Park, and Paul W. Newacheck, Vol. 123 No. 4 April 2009, pp. e565-e572 (doi:10.1542/peds.2008-2601)

TOPIC(S)

Access & Utilization, Clinical Guidelines, Clinical Preventive Services, Socio-demographic disparities

DATE POSTED

April 24, 2009

AUTHOR(S)

Charles E. Irwin, Jr, Sally H. Adams, M. Jane Park, and Paul W. Newacheck

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