Children's health care use: a prospective investigation of factors related to care-seeking.

@article{Janicke2001ChildrensHC,
  title={Children's health care use: a prospective investigation of factors related to care-seeking.},
  author={David M. Janicke and Jack W. Finney and Anne W. Riley},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={2001},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={990-1001}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the best predictors of the amount of children's health care use. RESEARCH DESIGN Child health, psychosocial, and family status variables were collected. Families were then followed prospectively for 2 years to gather health care use data. Multivariate regression analysis was used to determine factors related to volume of child health care use. SUBJECTS 367 mothers and children ages 5 to 11 years continuously enrolled in a staff model HMO. MEASURES Child health care… CONTINUE READING