HEALTH NEEDS AND CONSUMER VIEWS The Unmet Health Needs of America's Children

@inproceedings{Newacheck2000HEALTHNA,
  title={HEALTH NEEDS AND CONSUMER VIEWS The Unmet Health Needs of America's Children},
  author={Paul W. Newacheck and Dana C. Hughes and Y. U.Chen Hung and Sabrina T Wong and Jeffrey J. Stoddard},
  year={2000}
}
Objective. Unmet need for health care is a critical indicator of access problems. Among children, unmet need for care has special significance inasmuch as the failure to obtain treatment can affect health status and functioning in the near- and long-term. The purpose of this study was to present current prevalence estimates and descriptive characteristics of children with unmet health needs using nationally representative household survey data. Methods. We analyzed 4 years of National Health… CONTINUE READING