Evidence Library

This Evidence Library contains research articles, issue briefs, reports, and commentaries that either focus on or are relevant to evaluating health care-based interventions that address patients’ social and economic needs. We prioritize for inclusion resources that carefully describe and evaluate the social needs components of these interventions, and to a lesser extent those where the social components are mentioned but are not the primary focus of the work. The library currently includes only papers published since the year 2000. If you are aware of a resource you think should be added to our Evidence Library, please let us know.

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Proactive tobacco cessation outreach to smokers of low socioeconomic status: A randomized clinical trial

J.S. Haas, J.A. Linder, E.R. Park, I. Gonzalez, N.A. Rigotti, E.V. Klinger, E.Z. Kontos, A.M. Zaslavsky, P. Brawarsky, L.X. Marinacci, S. St Hubert, E.W. Fleegler, D.R. Williams
JAMA Intern Med

Importance: Widening socioeconomic disparities in mortality in the United States are largely explained by slower declines in tobacco use among smokers of low socioeconomic status (SES) than among those of higher SES, which points to the need for targeted tobacco cessation interventions.

Publication Year:

2015

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT)

Food insecurity and the burden of health-related social problems in an urban youth population

T.E. Baer, E.A. Scherer, E.W. Fleegler, A. Hassan
J Adolesc Health

Purpose: Our study objectives were to (1) determine the prevalence of food insecurity; (2) examine the association between presence and level of food insecurity with other health-related social problems; and (3) assess the predictive values of a two-item food insecurity screen in an urban youth...

Publication Year:

2015

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Addressing social determinants of health in the adolescent medical home

T.E. Baer, L. Gottlieb, M. Sandel
Curr Opin Pediatric

Purpose of Review: To provide a framework for addressing the social determinants of health (SDH) in the adolescent medical home.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Case Study, Review

Youths' health-related social problems: Concerns often overlooked during the medical visit

A. Hassan, E.A. Blood, A. Pikcilingis, E.G. Krull, L. McNickles, G. Marmon, S. Wylie, E.R. Woods, E.W. Fleegler
J Adolesc Health

Objective: The objectives of this study were to (1) measure the prevalence of health-related social problems among adolescent and young adult primary care patients; (2) estimate previous screening and referral experiences; and (3) examine participant attitudes toward screening and referral.

Publication Year:

2013

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational

Assessing and referring adolescents' health-related social problems: Qualitative evaluation of a novel web-based approach

S.A. Wylie, A. Hassan, E.G. Krull, A.B. Pikcilingis, H.L. Corliss, E.R. Woods, E.W. Fleegler
J Telemed Telecare

We conducted a qualitative study to examine users' perceptions of a web-based screening and referral system for young adults with health-related social problems. The first 50 patients who used the system also took part in semi-structured interviews.

Publication Year:

2012

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Qualitative

Families' health-related social problems and missed referral opportunities

E.W. Fleegler, T.A. Lieu, P.H. Wise, S. Muret-Wagstaff
Pediatrics

Objectives: The objectives of this study were to characterize (1) families' cumulative burden of health-related social problems regarding access to health care, housing, food security, income security, and intimate partner violence; (2) families' experiences regarding screening and referral for...

Publication Year:

2007

Resource Type:

Journal Article

Study Design:

Observational