TABLE 4

Association of a Medical Home With Health-Promoting Behavior Outcomes Among Children Without Special Health Care Needs

Health-Promoting Behavior OutcomesChildren Without Special Health Care Needs
% (SE)OR (95% CI)aOR (95% CI)a
Children With a Medical HomeChildren Without a Medical Home
Read to
 Daily51.9 (0.7)42.1 (1.0)1.68 (1.38–2.04)*1.46 (1.13–1.89)*
 Sometimes41.8 (0.6)49.4 (1.0)1.15 (0.94–1.41)1.16 (0.90–1.50)
 Never6.3 (0.4)8.5 (0.6)ReferenceReference
Sufficient sleep
 Daily68.9 (0.5)69.6 (0.5)1.50 (1.19–1.87)*1.56 (1.20–2.04)*
 Sometimes29.1 (0.5)27.4 (0.5)1.60 (1.28–2.02)*1.43 (1.10–1.88)*
 Never2.0 (0.1)3.0 (0.2)ReferenceReference
Helmet usage
 Always43.8 (0.6)35.8 (0.7)1.61 (1.47–1.77)*1.18 (1.03–1.34)*
 Usually16.2 (0.5)14.2 (0.5)1.50 (1.34–1.68)*1.11 (0.94–1.30)
 Sometimes17.7 (0.5)20.5 (0.5)1.13 (1.02–1.26)*1.10 (0.95–1.27)
 Never22.3 (0.5)29.4 (0.6)ReferenceReference
Average school day screen time, h
 <268.4 (0.4)55.8 (0.5)1.72 (1.63–1.82)*1.12 (1.02–1.22)*
 ≥231.6 (0.4)44.2 (0.5)ReferenceReference
Breastfed ever
 Yes75.2 (0.5)70.9 (0.9)1.25 (1.13–1.38)*1.00 (0.88–1.14)
 No24.8 (0.5)29.1 (0.9)ReferenceReference
  • a Adjusted for gender, age, race and ethnicity, household income as % of the FPL, highest attained parental education, primary language spoken in the home, current insurance coverage and family structure, and number of preventive visits in the previous 12 months.

  • * Significant at P < .05.