Comparison of rural and urban users and non-users of home care in Canada.

  title={Comparison of rural and urban users and non-users of home care in Canada.},
  author={Dorothy Forbes and Bonnie L Janzen},
  journal={Canadian journal of rural medicine : the official journal of the Society of Rural Physicians of Canada = Journal canadien de la medecine rurale : le journal officiel de la Societe de medecine rurale du Canada},
  volume={9 4},
INTRODUCTION Geography is considered a determinant of health because people living in rural and remote areas, compared with those in urban areas, have poorer health status and more difficulty accessing health care. PURPOSE To examine the characteristics associated with the use of publicly funded home care services among rural and urban Canadians 18 years of age and over. METHODS The Andersen and Newman Behavioural Model of Health Services Use guided the selection of variables, analyses and… CONTINUE READING

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