Employment change and the role of the medical home for married and single-mother families with children with special health care needs.

@article{Derigne2010EmploymentCA,
  title={Employment change and the role of the medical home for married and single-mother families with children with special health care needs.},
  author={Leaanne Derigne and Shirley Porterfield},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={70 4},
  pages={631-41}
}
One in five U.S. households with children has at least one child with a special health care need (USDHHS, 2004). Like most parents, those with children with special health care needs struggle to balance child-rearing responsibilities with employment demands. This research examines factors affecting married parents' and single-mother's employment change decisions focusing specifically on whether having a medical home influences these decisions. This study includes 38,569 children with special… CONTINUE READING

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