Determinants of children's health care use: an investigation of psychosocial factors.

@article{Riley1993DeterminantsOC,
  title={Determinants of children's health care use: an investigation of psychosocial factors.},
  author={Anne W. Riley and Jack W. Finney and E. David Mellits and Barbara H. Starfield and Susan Kidwell and Shirley Quaskey and Michael F. Cataldo and L C Filipp and Jon P Shematek},
  journal={Medical care},
  year={1993},
  volume={31 9},
  pages={767-83}
}
Factors related to the amount of health care used by 5- to 11-year-old children in a health maintenance organization (HMO) were investigated using a comprehensive multivariate model that assessed the contribution of child health need, mental health, and social functioning; maternal mental health, social support and health care utilization; and family functioning and life events. Mothers reported on the 450 participating children. Health care visits for a two-year retrospective period were… CONTINUE READING

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