Examining the Association between Community-Level Marginalization and Emergency Room Wait Time in Ontario, Canada

@article{McDonald2020ExaminingTA,
  title={Examining the Association between Community-Level Marginalization and Emergency Room Wait Time in Ontario, Canada},
  author={Erica J McDonald and Matthew Quick and M. Oremus},
  journal={Healthcare Policy},
  year={2020},
  volume={15},
  pages={64 - 76}
}
Objective: This study examines the association between community-level marginalization and emergency room (ER) wait time in Ontario. Methods: Data sources included ER wait time data and Ontario Marginalization Index scores. Linear regression models were used to quantify the association. Results: A positive association between total marginalization and overall, high-acuity and low-acuity ER wait time was found. Considering specific marginalization dimensions, we found positive associations… Expand
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