More than heights and weights: What parents of urban adolescents want from health care providers

Alwyn T. Cohall, Renee Cohall, Jennifer A. Ellis, Roger D. Vaughan, Mary Northridge, Goldie Watkins-Bryant, Judith Butcher

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Abstract

Abstract To examine health care providers' expected role in health promotion counseling to urban adolescents from the perspective of parents. Although participating parents wanted health care providers to counsel their adolescents on sensitive health issues, their desires and expectations were rarely met.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)258-261
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Adolescent Health
Volume34
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2004

Keywords

  • Adolescent health
  • Health care providers
  • Health promotion
  • Prevention
  • Primary care
  • Urban health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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