Title

Perceived Discrimination and Increased Odds of Unmet Medical Needs Among US Children

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-2021

Journal / Book Title

International Journal of Health Services

Abstract

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

DOI

doi:10.1177/0020731421997087

Published Citation

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

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