Health care utilisation amongst Shenzhen migrant workers: does being insured make a difference?

@inproceedings{Mou2009HealthCU,
  title={Health care utilisation amongst Shenzhen migrant workers: does being insured make a difference?},
  author={Jin Luh Mou and Jinquan Cheng and Dan Zhang and Hanping Jiang and Liangqiang Lin and Sian Meryl Griffiths},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND As one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the Pearl River Delta of South China, Shenzhen attracts millions of migrant workers annually. The objectives of this study were to compare health needs, self-reported health and healthcare utilisation of insured and uninsured migrant workers in Shenzhen, China, where a new health insurance scheme targeting at migrant workers was initiated. METHODS A cross-sectional survey using multi-staged sampling was conducted to collect data… CONTINUE READING
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