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Assessing Systems of Care for US Children with Epilepsy/Seizure Disorder

Table 3

Unadjusted and adjusted odds ratios and adjusted prevalence for meeting criteria for each of the six quality indicators among CSHCN with and without parent-reported epilepsy/seizure disorder: National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs, 2009-2010.

IndicatorUnadjustedAdjustedaAdjusteda
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) % (SE)

Indicator 1: family shares in decision-making
 Child has epilepsy/seizure disorder 0.93 (0.68–1.27) 1.11 (0.83–1.49)72.4 (2.85)
 Child does not have epilepsy/seizure disorder ReferenceReference70.3 (0.44)
Indicator 2: child receives coordinate, ongoing, comprehensive care within a medical home
 Child has epilepsy/seizure disorder 0.61 (0.490.77)0.76 (0.610.96)37.7 (2.52)
 Child does not have epilepsy/seizure disorder ReferenceReference43.2 (0.46)
Indicator 3: family has adequate insurance to pay for the services they need
 Child has epilepsy/seizure disorder 0.89 (0.69–1.15) 0.98 (0.76–1.26)60.1 (3.02)
 Child does not have epilepsy/seizure disorder ReferenceReference60.6 (0.46)
Indicator 4: child is screened early and continuously for special health care needs
 Child has epilepsy/seizure disorder 0.93 (0.73–1.19)0.95 (0.74–1.21)77.8 (1.99)
 Child does not have epilepsy/seizure disorder ReferenceReference78.6 (0.39)
Indicator 5: community-based service systems are organized so the family can use them easily
 Child has epilepsy/seizure disorder 0.52 (0.410.65)0.65 (0.510.83)55.8 (2.81)
 Child does not have epilepsy/seizure disorder ReferenceReference65.5 (0.45)
Indicator 6: youth with special health care needs receive services necessary to make the transition to adult life
 Child has epilepsy/seizure disorder 0.69 (0.490.98)0.87 (0.59–1.28)36.9 (4.22)
 Child does not have epilepsy/seizure disorder ReferenceReference40.0 (0.70)

OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval; SE: standard error.
Findings significant at P < 0.05 are bolded.
Adjusted for age, race/ethnicity, gender, income, urbanicity, household language, household educational level, and other neurologically based comorbid conditions.

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