Perceived Discrimination and Increased Odds of Unmet Medical Needs Among US Children
Journal / Book Title
International Journal of Health Services
Our study examines the association between perceived discrimination due to race and unmet medical needs among a nationally representative sample of children in the United States. We used data from the 2016-2017 National Survey of Children's Health, a population-based cross-sectional survey of randomly selected parents or guardians in the United States. We compared results from the coarsened exact matching (CEM) method and survey-weighted logistic regression to assess the robustness of the results. Using self-reported measures from caregivers, we find that ∼2.7% of US children have experienced racial discrimination with prevalence varying significantly by race. While
MSU Digital Commons Citation
Liu, Sze Yan; Pabayo, Roman; and Muennig, Peter, "Perceived Discrimination and Increased Odds of Unmet Medical Needs Among US Children" (2021). Department of Public Health Scholarship and Creative Works. 152.
Liu SY, Pabayo R, Muennig P. Perceived Discrimination and Increased Odds of Unmet Medical Needs Among US Children. International Journal of Health Services. March 2021. doi:10.1177/0020731421997087