Do school-based health centers improve adolescents' access to health care, health status, and risk-taking behavior?

@article{Kisker1996DoSH,
  title={Do school-based health centers improve adolescents' access to health care, health status, and risk-taking behavior?},
  author={Ellen Eliason Kisker and Randall S. Brown},
  journal={The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={335-43}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this investigation was to assess the School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program, which provided comprehensive health-related services in 24 school-based health centers. METHODS The outcomes evaluation compared a cohort of students attending 19 participating schools and a national sample of urban youths, using logit models to control for observed differences between the two groups of youths. Outcome measures included self-reports concerning health center utilization… CONTINUE READING

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