Alison K McCallum

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BACKGROUND Finland decentralised its universal healthcare system and introduced market reforms in the 1990s. Despite a commitment to equity, previous studies have identified persistent socio-economic inequities in healthcare, with patterns of service use that are more pro-rich than in most other European countries. To examine whether similar socio-economic(More)
AIMS Many countries experience persistent or increasing socioeconomic disparities in specialist care. This study examines the socioeconomic distribution of elective surgery from 1992 to 2003 in Finland. METHODS Administrative registers were used to identify common elective procedures performed in all public and private hospitals in Finland in 1992-2003.(More)
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