TABLE 4

Factors Rated as Barriers to Effectively Communicating With Parents During an Office Visit

FactorReported as a Moderate or Significant Barrier, n/N (%)
Limited time to discuss information586/801 (73)
Volume of information517/801 (65)
Complexity of information510/802 (64)
Divided attention demands for parents comforting, changing clothes, or monitoring child behavior during visit439/795 (55)
Parents with limited cognitive skills330/796 (42)
Lack of reimbursement for patient education325/792 (41)
Parents with limited English proficiency304/796 (38)
Lack of patient-educational materials written in languages other than English288/797 (36)
Lack of patient-education materials written in easy-to-read language223/800 (28)