Does socio-economic status explain use of modern and traditional health care services?

@article{Sato2012DoesSS,
  title={Does socio-economic status explain use of modern and traditional health care services?},
  author={Azusa Sato},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={75 8},
  pages={1450-9}
}
Although socioeconomic status is acknowledged to be an important determinant of modern health care utilisation, most analyses to date have failed to include traditional systems as alternative, or joint, providers of care. In developing countries, where pluralistic care systems are common, individuals are likely to be using multiple sources of health care, and the order in which systems are chosen is likely to vary according to income. This paper uses self-collected data from households in Ghana… CONTINUE READING

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