Ethnic differences in the use of prescription drugs: a cross-sectional analysis of linked survey and administrative data

@inproceedings{Morgan2011EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in the use of prescription drugs: a cross-sectional analysis of linked survey and administrative data},
  author={Steven G Morgan and Gillian E Hanley and Colleen M. Cunningham and Hude Quan},
  booktitle={Open medicine : a peer-reviewed, independent, open-access journal},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Evidence from the United States and Europe suggests that the use of prescription drugs may vary by ethnicity. In Canada, ethnic disparities in prescription drug use have not been as well documented as disparities in the use of medical and hospital care. We conducted a cross-sectional analysis of survey and administrative data to examine needs-adjusted rates of prescription drug use by people of different ethnic groups. METHODS For 19 370 non-Aboriginal people living in urban areas… CONTINUE READING
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