Equity in health services use and intensity of use in Canada

@article{Asada2007EquityIH,
  title={Equity in health services use and intensity of use in Canada},
  author={Yositaka Asada and George Kephart},
  journal={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={41 - 41}
}
BACKGROUND The Canadian health care system has striven to remove financial or other barriers to access to medically necessary health care services since the establishment of the Canada Health Act 20 years ago. Evidence has been conflicting as to what extent the Canadian health care system has met this goal of equitable access. The objective of this study was to examine whether and where socioeconomic inequities in health care utilization occur in Canada. METHODS We used a nationally… CONTINUE READING
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