Adolescents & Health Care Disparities Reading List
This reading list is offered as a starting point for professionals who are interested in adolescents and health care disparities. It is not intended to be exhaustive list of articles on this topic.
Beal A. Perspective: policies to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in child health and health care. Hlth Affairs. 2004;23(5):171- 179.
Braveman P, Egerter S, Cubbin C, Marchi K. An approach to studying social disparities in health and health care. Am J Public Hlth. 2004;94:2139-2148.
Breland-Noble A. Mental healthcare disparities affect treatment of black adolescents. Psychiatric Annals. 2004;34(7):535-538.
Elster A, Jarosik J, VanGeest, J, Fleming M. Racial and ethnic disparities in health care for adolescents: A systematic review of the literature. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2003;157:867-874.
Flores G, Fuentes-Afflick E, Barbot O, Carter-Pokras O, et al. The health of Latino children: Urgent priorities, unanswered questions and a research agenda. JAMA. 2002;288-82-90.
Goodman E, Adler N, Daniels S, Morrison J. et al. Impact of objective and subjective social status on obesity in a biracial cohort of adolescents. Obesity Research. 2003;11:1018-1026.
Goodman E, McEwen B, Huang B, Dolan L et al. Social Inequalities in biomarkers or cardiovascular risk in adolescence. Psychosomatic Medicine. 2005;67:9-15.
Hass J, Lee L, Kaplan C, Sonneborn D, Phillips K, Liang, S. The association of race, socioeconomic status, and health insurance status with the prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents. Am J Public Hlth. 2003;93:2105-2110.
Kataoka S, Zhang L, Wells K. Unmet need for mental health care among U.S. Children: variation by ethnicity and insurance status. Am J Psychiatry. 2002;159(9):1548-1555.
Krieger N. Does racism harm health? Did child abuse exist before 1962? On explicit questions, critical science, and current controversies: An ecosocial perspective. Am J Public Hlth. 2003;93:194-199.
Mandell D, Listerrud J, Levy S, Pinto-Martin, J. Race differences in the age at diagnosis among Mediaid-eligble children with autism. J Am Acad Chil Adolesc Psychiatry. 2002;41(12:1447-1453.
Newacheck P, Hung Y, Park J, Brindis C, Irwin, Jr. C. Disparities in adolescent health and health care: Does socioeconomic status matter? Health Services Research. 2003;38:1235-1252.
Newacheck P, Park J, Brindis C, Biehl M, Irwin, Jr. C. Trends in private and public health insurance for adolescents. JAMA. 2004;291:1231-1237.
Rew L, Resnic M, Beuhring T. Usual sources, patterns of utilization, and foregone health care among Hispanic adolescents. J Adolesc Hlth. 1999;25:407-413.
Richardson L, DiGiuseppe D, Garrison M, Christakis D. Depression in Medicaid-covered youth: Differences by race and ethnicity. Arch Pediatr Med. 2003;157:984-989.
Shields A, Comstock C, Weiss K. Variations in asthma care by race/ethnicity among children enrolled in a state Medicaid program. Pediatrics. 2004;113:496-504.
Shone L, Dick A, Klein J, Zwanziger J, Szilagyi P. Reduction in racial and ethnic disparities after enrollment in the state children’s health insurance program. Pediatrics. 2005;115:e697-e705.
Shone L, Dick A, Brach C, Kimminau K, LaClair B et al. The role of race and ethnicity in the state children’s health insurance program (SCHIP) in four state: are there baseline disparities, and what do they mean for SCHIP? Pediatrics. 2003;112:e521-e532.
Starfield B, Bergner M, Ensminger M, Riley A, Ryan S, et al. Adolescent health status measurement: development of the child health and illness profile. Pediatrics. 1993;91:430-435.
Starfield B, Forrest C, Ryan S, Riley A, et al. Health status of well vs ill adolescents. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1996;150:1249-1256.
Weitzman M, Byrd R, Auinger P. Black and white middle class children who have private health insurance in the United States. Pediatrics. 1999;104:151-157.