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  1. Obstacles predicting lack of a regular provider and delays in seeking care for patients at an urban public hospital.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective

    - To determine the correlation among obstacles to medical care, lack of a regular source of care, and delays in seeking care.

    Design

    - Cross-sectional survey of patients presenting for ambulatory care during a 7-day period.

    Multiple logistic regression models were sued to identify obstacles independently associated with outcome variables.

    Setting

    Urban public hospital.

    Patients

    - A total of 3897 disadvantaged and predominatly minority patients.

    Main Outcome Measures

    - Lack of a regular source of medical care and delay in seeking medical care for a new problem.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Organisation santé, Homme, Hôpital général, Zone urbaine, Soin

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Public health organization, Human, General hospital, Urban area, Care

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0582231

    Code Inist : 002B30A04A. Création : 09/06/1995.