Autism-Specific Primary Care Medical Home Intervention
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Forty-six subjects received primary medical care within an autism-specific medical home intervention (www.autismmedicalhome.com) and 157 controls received standard primary medical care. Subjects and controls had autism spectrum disorder diagnoses. Thirty-four subjects (74%) and 62 controls (40%) completed pre and post surveys. Controlling for pre-survey medical home status, subjects had 250% greater odds of receipt of a medical home at the study end compared to controls (p = 0.021). Compared to controls, subjects receiving the intervention reported significantly more satisfaction (p = 0.0004), greater shared decision making (p = 0.0005) and fewer unmet needs (p = 0.067). However, subjects reported no change in family stress (p = 0.204).
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- Autism-Specific Primary Care Medical Home Intervention
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
Volume 42, Issue 6 , pp 1087-1093
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- 1. Division of General Pediatrics and Fairview Health System, Department of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota, 717 Delaware Street SE, 3rd Floor (West), Room 370E, Minneapolis, MN, 55414, USA
- 2. Division of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
- 3. Clinical and Transitional Science Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA