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Impact of economic crisis and other demographic and socio-economic factors on self-rated health in Greece.
BACKGROUND Financial crisis and worsened socio-economic conditions are associated with greater morbidity, less utilization of health services and deteriorated population's health status. The aim ofExpand
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Generic medicines: Greek physicians’ perceptions and prescribing practices
Background and objective:  The penetration of generic drugs in the Greek pharmaceutical market is placed among the weakest in the EU. The Greek regulatory framework does not systematically supportExpand
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Economic crisis, austerity and unmet healthcare needs: the case of Greece
BackgroundThe programme for fiscal consolidation in Greece has led to income decrease and several changes in health policy. In this context, this study aims to assess how economic crisis affectedExpand
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Barriers in access to healthcare services for chronic patients in times of austerity: an empirical approach in Greece
ObjectivesTo investigate the magnitude of barriers in access to health services for chronic patients and the socioeconomic and demographic characteristics that affect them.MethodsA cross-sectionalExpand
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Estimates of price and income elasticity in Greece. Greek debt crisis transforming cigarettes into a luxury good: an econometric approach
Objective During the past decades, smoking prevalence in Greece was estimated to be near or over 40%. Following a sharp fall in cigarette consumption, as shown in current data, our objective is toExpand
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Information-Seeking Behavior of Greek Nursing Students: A Questionnaire Study
The aim of this study was to investigate factors influencing the use of electronic journals by nursing students through identification of information needs, information resources used, and barriersExpand
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Subjective social status, social network and health disparities: empirical evidence from Greece
BackgroundSeveral studies suggest that socioeconomic status affects (SES) affects self-rated health (SRH), both in Greece and internationally. However, prior research mainly uses objective measuresExpand
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Medication use and patient satisfaction: a population-based survey.
BACKGROUND In recent years, there is a growing interest to assess patients' satisfaction which further triggers the existing debate on the severe methodological issues regarding the interpretation ofExpand
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