Distance to hospital and socioeconomic status influence secondary health care use

@inproceedings{Zielinski2013DistanceTH,
  title={Distance to hospital and socioeconomic status influence secondary health care use},
  author={Andrzej Zielinski and Lars Axel Borgquist and Anders Halling},
  booktitle={Scandinavian journal of primary health care},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate how distance to hospital and socioeconomic status (SES) influence the use of secondary health care (SHC) when taking comorbidity into account. DESIGN AND SETTING A register-based study in Östergötland County. SUBJECTS The adult population of Östergötland County. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Odds of SHC use in the population and ates of SHC use by patients were studied after taking into account comorbidity level assigned using the Adjusted… CONTINUE READING

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