Survey Questions on Pediatricians’ Language Services Use

  1. About what percentage of your patients have limited English proficiency (LEP), ie, English is not their primary language and is not spoken “very well”?

  2. (A) Please list the primary languages spoken by your LEP patients, and (B) indicate how you usually communicate with LEP patients:

Primary languages spokenBilingual physician (self or other)Bilingual staffBilingual family memberProfessional interpretersWritten materials in the primary languageTelephone interpreter services
  • Source: American Academy of Pediatrics, Division of Health Services Research, Periodic Survey of Fellows No. 77, 2010.