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Table 1 Characteristics of included articles.

From: Effects of insurance status on children's access to specialty care: a systematic review of the literature

Specialty Number Percent
   All/Not specific 20 67
   Asthma specialist 6 20
   Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis specialist 1 3
   Cardiology 1 3
   Urology 1 3
   Otolaryngology 1 3
Sample Location   
   Local/Other 12 40
   State 12 40
   National 6 20
Access Measure   
   Utilization 17 57
   Referral rate 3 10
   Referral type 1 3
   Satisfaction with availability of specialists 1 3
   Unmet need 5 17
   Time to referral 1 3
   Appointment availability 2 7
Study Population   0
   Patients 26 87
   Physicians 3 10
   Both 1 3