Access to transportation and health care utilization in a rural region.

@article{Arcury2005AccessTT,
  title={Access to transportation and health care utilization in a rural region.},
  author={Thomas A. Arcury and John S. Preisser and Wilbert M. Gesler and James M. Powers},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={31-8}
}
CONTEXT Access to transportation to transverse the large distances between residences and health services in rural settings is a necessity. However, little research has examined directly access to transportation in analyses of rural health care utilization. PURPOSE This analysis addresses the association of transportation and health care utilization in a rural region. METHODS Using survey data from a sample of 1,059 households located in 12 western North Carolina counties, this analysis… CONTINUE READING