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Research Article

Disparities in the Clinical Encounter: Virginia's African American Children with Special Health Care Needs

Table 4

Estimated proportion (SE) meeting outcomes by race/ethnicity.

OutcomeRacial/ethnic group
WhiteAfrican AmericanHispanic/LatinoOther

(1) Families of children and youth with special health care needs partner in decision making at all levels and are satisfied with the services they receive.62 (.02).53 (.05).64 (.10).52 (.10)
(2) Children and youth with special health care needs receive coordinated ongoing comprehensive care within a medical home.49 (.02).26 (.04).39 (.10).34 (.09)
(3) Families of CSHCN have adequate private and/or public insurance to pay for the services they need.67 (.02).55 (.05).80 (.08).58 (.09)
(4) Children are screened early and continuously for special health care needs.70 (.02).49 (.05).59 (.11).72 (.08)
(5) Community-based services for children and youth with special health care needs are organized so families can use them easily.90 (.01).87 (.04).82 (.10).92 (.05)
(6) Youth with special health care needs receive the services necessary to make transitions to all aspects of adult life, including adult health care, work, and independence.43 (.03).20 (.07).42 (.16).44 (.15)

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