TABLE 2.

Association Between Respondents Who Think That Clinicians Should Ask About Family and Community Issues and Selected Covariates

% Reporting Clinician Should Ask About Topic
Parental HealthHousehold SmokersHousehold Drug Use or AlcoholEmotional Support From Spouse or OthersFinancial DifficultiesCommunity Violence
Maternal education
 <High school749391946959
 High school Graduate739386896853
 >High school73958993*8256
Race/ethnicity
 White719588937752
 Black719485877355
 Hispanic829392936766
 Other738691*93*8460
Maternal age
 ≤19 y779391877163
 20–34 y739489927555
 ≥35 y729688917454
Age of child
 4–9 mo779386957753
 10–18 mo759691927757
 19–35 mo70*9388*91*72*56
Marital status
 Married729590927756
 Divorced/separated/widowed739589976464
 Never married749086887352*
Household income
 ≤17 500739590936761
 17 501–35 000739288927753
 35 001–60 000759688907448
 >60 000679288928259
 Don’t know or refused819792927458
Region of the country
 Northeast749490887655
 Midwest739386927454
 South709589927555
 West78*928995*7359
Regular child provider
 Yes749488917452
 No729389927558*
Health insurance
 Private only719489917652
 Public only779490937359
 Both719182927257
 Uninsured73*9793967868
Site of care
 Private or group practice719589917655
 Urgent care/Hospital clinic/emergency department849389947964
 Community health center758987936554
Type of provider
 Pediatrician699487917454
 Family practitioner899795947144
 Nonphysician809083916750
 No regular provider739489*927558
  • * χ2 test significant at P < .05.

  • χ2 test significant at P < .001.

  • χ2 test significant at P < .01.