Disparities in Utilization of Social Determinants of Health Referrals Among Children in Immigrant Families

@inproceedings{Uwemedimo2018DisparitiesIU,
  title={Disparities in Utilization of Social Determinants of Health Referrals Among Children in Immigrant Families},
  author={Omolara Thomas Uwemedimo and Hanna Lev{\'e}n May},
  booktitle={Front. Pediatr.},
  year={2018}
}
Objective: Children in immigrant families (CIF) are at elevated risk of experiencing adverse social determinants of health (SDH), particularly material hardship, which contribute to disparate health outcomes. Previous studies have found that SDH screening programs integrated into pediatric practices have increased receipt of social service resources. Few studies have examined use of social services in these programs among ethnically-diverse patient populations and associations with caregiver… CONTINUE READING

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