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Standard Financial Hardship Screen Identified At-Risk Groups
Using a financial hardship (FH) screen, researchers identified key groups that were more likely to report hardship in a relatively affluent population at a large cancer center. FH was also associated with worse survival. The researchers established a standardized approach to describe the prevalence and predictors of FH as part of routine clinical workflow. FH was measured with the question, “how hard is it for you to pay for the very basics like food, housing, medical care, and heating?”. Respondents had five response options: not hard at all, not very hard, ...
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