Health status and health care of immigrants in Canada: a longitudinal analysis

@article{Newbold2005HealthSA,
  title={Health status and health care of immigrants in Canada: a longitudinal analysis},
  author={B. Newbold},
  journal={Journal of Health Services Research and Policy},
  year={2005},
  volume={10},
  pages={77 - 83A}
}
  • B. Newbold
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Health Services Research and Policy
Objectives: This paper focuses upon health status, need for care, and use of health care from 1994/95 to 2000/01 in the Canadian foreign-born population. Methods: Using Statistics Canada's longitudinal National Population Health Survey, descriptive and survival analyses are used to explore immigrant health status and health care. Results: The health status of immigrants quickly declines after arrival, with a concomitant increase in use of health care services. However, survival analysis of the… Expand
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