A Cross-Sectional Study to Examine Factors Associated with Primary Health Care Service Utilization among Older Adults in the Irbid Governorate of Jordan

@inproceedings{Alkhawaldeh2014ACS,
  title={A Cross-Sectional Study to Examine Factors Associated with Primary Health Care Service Utilization among Older Adults in the Irbid Governorate of Jordan},
  author={Abdullah Ashuayree Alkhawaldeh and M B Holm and Jamal A.M. Saleh Qaddumi and Wasileh Issa Petro and Madi Jaghbir and Omar Al Omari},
  booktitle={Current gerontology and geriatrics research},
  year={2014}
}
Background. Recently, the percentage of older adults in developing countries has increased significantly. Objective. This study examined patterns and factors associated with primary health care services utilization in the past 1, 6, and 12 months. Method. A cross-sectional study design was used to collect data from 190 older adults in the Irbid governorate of Jordan. Results. Primary health care services were used by less than half of the participants in the past 1 month, by 68.4% in the past 6… CONTINUE READING
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