Obstacles predicting lack of a regular provider and delays in seeking care for patients at an urban public hospital.
- To determine the correlation among obstacles to medical care, lack of a regular source of care, and delays in seeking care.
- 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.
Urban public hospital.
- 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.