Screening for poverty and poverty-related social determinants of health

Rachel Stein Berman, Milani R. Patel, Peter F. Belamarich, Rachel S. Gross

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Abstract

• On the basis of strong research evidence, poverty-related social determinants of health have a deleterious effect on children’s health. (3)(7)(8) • On the basis of some research evidence as well as consensus, pediatricians are encouraged to screen for poverty and poverty-related social determinants of health. (10) • On the basis of strong research evidence, several effective interventions have been established that pediatricians may adopt in their practices to address poverty and poverty-related social determinants of health. (8)(10)(12)(16) • On the basis of consensus due to lack of relevant clinical studies, pediatricians are encouraged to advocate for government policies and programs aimed at eliminating poverty and poverty-related social determinants of health on children and families.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)235-246
Number of pages12
JournalPediatrics in review
Volume39
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2018

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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