Acculturation and use of health care services by Turkish and Moroccan migrants: a cross-sectional population-based study

  title={Acculturation and use of health care services by Turkish and Moroccan migrants: a cross-sectional population-based study},
  author={Thijs J. L. Fassaert and Arlette E. Hesselink and Arnoud P. Verhoeff},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  pages={332 - 332}
BACKGROUND There is insufficient empirical evidence which shows if and how there is an interrelation between acculturation and health care utilisation. The present study seeks to establish this evidence within first generation Turkish and Moroccan migrants, two of the largest migrant groups in present-day Western Europe. METHODS Data were derived from the Amsterdam Health Monitor 2004, and were complete for 358 Turkish and 288 Moroccan foreign-born migrants. Use of health services (general… CONTINUE READING

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