Despite overall improvement in surgical outcomes since 2000, income-related disparities persist.

Abstract

Despite improvements in health care, disparities in care still exist and are widening for some health measures. This study examined postsurgical outcomes for patients from low-income areas as compared to outcomes for those from high-income areas in the United States from 2000 to 2009. We found that postsurgical outcomes improved in general, with significant… (More)
DOI: 10.1377/hlthaff.2013.0194

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