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Kaplan DW, Brindis CD, Phibbs SL, Melinkovich P, Naylor K, Ahlstrand K. A comparison study of an elementary school-based health center: effects on health care access and use. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1999;153(3):235-243. Access Abstract

NPM: 13-2: Oral Health in Childhood
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): SCHOOL, School-Based Dental Services
Intervention Description: To assess the effects of an elementary school-based health center (SBHC) on access to and the use of physical and mental health services by children aged 4 to 13 years.
Conclusion: Independent of insurance status and other confounding variables, underserved minority children with SBHC access have better health care access and use than children without SBHC access, signifying that SBHCs can be an effective component of health delivery systems for these children.
Study Design: QE: nonequivalent control group
Significant Findings: Yes
Setting: One intervention school and one comparison school in Denver, CO
Target Audience: All elementary school students (pre-K to fifth grade) enrolled in the schools
Data Source: Parent questionnaire
Sample Size: Intervention (n=728) Control (n=571)
Age Range: not specified

Chalmers D. An enhanced screening and referral program: a community dental hygiene pilot project. Probe. 2003;37(1):35-37. Access Abstract

NPM: 13-2: Oral Health in Childhood
Intervention Components (click on component to see a list of all articles that use that intervention): SCHOOL, School-Based Dental Services, CAREGIVER, Patient Navigation (Assistance), Educational Material (caregiver)
Study Design: QE: pretest-posttest
Significant Findings: Yes
Setting: All elementary schools in the Capital Health District of Nova Scotia
Target Audience: Students in grades primary to grade 4 in 2001 who progressed to grades 1 to 5 in 2002
Data Source: Parent self-report
Sample Size: n=105
Age Range: not specified

   

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