Screening for Social Determinants of Health Among Children and Families Living in Poverty: A Guide for Clinicians

Sep 10, 2018

Twenty percent of all children in the United States live in poverty, and because of this, providers must familiarize themselves with the associated social determinants of poverty. Below are some social determinants of health to look for among pediatric patients. This list is not conclusive, nor do these social determinants of health solely reside in homes that are below the national poverty level, but is a great starting point when treating young patients and ensuring health in all aspects of their lives.

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