Appendix E: Community Survey & Summary of Key Findings

A survey link was provided on East Tennessee Children’s Hospital’s website and social media outlets to encourage community members to provide input. The link was available from September 1, 2018 through December 1, 2018. Sixty-nine (69) people completed the survey.

Community Needs Assessment Survey
East Tennessee Children’s Hospital wants to be sure that we are meeting the healthcare needs of all children in our community. Please fill out this short survey to help us identify areas in which we can better serve you.

What are the ages of the children in your home? *
Does your child have a primary care doctor? *
How would you rate your child’s Health? *
Does your child have a chronic health care condition? *
If yes, what is the diagnosis?
Do you have difficulty finding healthcare for your child? *
How often does your child go to a hospital emergency room? *
Does your child’s school nurse help meet the healthcare needs of your child? *
Which health care issue (s) listed below do you feel are the largest problems in our area (check all that apply)? *
What is your ethnicity? *
What is your ZIP code? *
What kind of insurance do you have for your child? *

Please let us know any additional thoughts, ideas or concerns you may have about healthcare needs and issues in our community.


Summary of Results Survey

Does your child have a primary care doctor?

Does your child have a primary care doctor?

How often does your child see this doctor?

How often does your child see this doctor?

How would you rate your child’s health?

How would you rate your child's health?

Which health care issue (s) listed below do you feel are the largest problems in our area?

Issue Number of Responses
Behavioral Health 37
Illegal Drug Use, Parental 34
Obesity 33
Allergies and Asthma 26
Parenting/Parent Education 22
Illegal Drug Use, Child 18
Dental Care 18
Smoking 15
Health Education in Schools 15
Immunizations 14
Handicapped Access 12
Access to Primary Care 11
Diabetes 8
Diversity 8
Teen Pregnancy 6
Injury Prevention 4