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National Poll: Parents more confident they could get same-day phone advice than office visit — Forty-two percent of parents say they would take their child to an urgent care, retail clinic or emergency department if their child woke up with a sore throat and fever, according to the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health. (link is external)
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Parents often want medical advice when their child gets sick but only about half are very confident they can get a same day appointment with their child’s provider, a new national poll finds.
The poll is based on responses from a national sample of 2,036 parents of children 0-18 years of age who were asked about their experiences trying to get health care advice or a provider visit for a sick child.
NATIONAL: 42%, Parents more confident they could get same-day phone advice than office visit —