Equitable health services for the young? A decomposition of income-related inequalities in young adults’ utilization of health care in Northern Sweden

@inproceedings{Mosquera2017EquitableHS,
  title={Equitable health services for the young? A decomposition of income-related inequalities in young adults’ utilization of health care in Northern Sweden},
  author={Paola A Mosquera and Anna-Karin Waenerlund and Isabel Goicolea and Per E. Gustafsson},
  booktitle={International journal for equity in health},
  year={2017}
}
BackgroundDespite the goal of the Swedish health system to offer health care according to the principle of horizontal equity, little is known about the equality in access to health care use among young people. To explore this issue, the present study aimed i) to assess horizontal inequity in health care utilization among young people in Northern Sweden; and ii) to explore the contribution of different factors to explain the observed inequalities.MethodsParticipants (N = 3016 youths aged 16–25… CONTINUE READING
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