Objective: This archival chart review examined and compared the influence of minority status and socioeconomic status on IQ scores in a children's psychiatric inpatient setting. Method: Archival clinical data were collected for 238 children consecutively referred for a neuropsychological evaluation between 2010 and 2015 at a children's inpatient psychiatric unit. The inclusion criteria were 5 to 13 years of age at the time of the neuropsychological evaluation and sufficient information available in hospital medical records to extract key variables (i.e., FSIQ, Private/Public Health Insurance [SES], White/Non-white [Minority Status]). Within this sample, 150 charts contained sufficient information and were included in the present study. Between group FSIQ score differences based on minority status and SES were examined and a regression analysis was conducted to assess the variance accounted for by minority status and SES in FSIQ score. Results: Non-minority children scored an average of 4.5 (95% CI = 0.1 – 8.9)...

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