Factors associated with the use of publicly funded services by Hong Kong Chinese older adults.

@article{Chou2004FactorsAW,
  title={Factors associated with the use of publicly funded services by Hong Kong Chinese older adults.},
  author={K L Chou and Iris Chi},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={1025-35}
}
This article analyzes cross-sectional data collected from a representative community sample of 2003 Chinese elderly people aged 60 or above in Hong Kong. We examined whether the use of publicly funded health services by older adults is equitable under the framework of Andersen model. A number of predisposing, enabling, and need factors were assessed as predictors of utilization in four categories of services including hospital admission, emergency room, general outpatient clinics, and… CONTINUE READING

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