The question to be addressed by the proposed systematic review. There must be clear indication of each of the PICO elements below.
Pediatric, adolescent, and young adults from 0-26 years of age in the United States. No limitation or restriction based on type of procedure or condition that was condition.
This study is considering studies that report healthcare-related costs for pediatric, adolescent, or young adults with no limitation on the type of condition or procedure that was investigated.
Race/ethnicity is the main comparator for this study. Specifically interested in comparing outcomes for white, non-Hispanic children to children with another race/ethnicity.
Health care costs or expenditures for pediatric, adolescent, or young adult patients for preventative, primary care, emergent, inpatient care, primary care, or surgical/procedural interventions.