Inpatient and outpatient health care demand in Cairo, Egypt.

  title={Inpatient and outpatient health care demand in Cairo, Egypt.},
  author={Randall P. Ellis and D. Keith McInnes and Earl Stephenson},
  journal={Health economics},
  volume={3 3},
This paper uses the results of a household survey conducted in Cairo, Egypt in 1992 to examine the factors that influence the demand for inpatient and outpatient health services. Multi-stage discrete choice models of the demand for health care, which identify the importance of individual, household, and facility level variables on each treatment decision, are estimated separately for outpatients and inpatients. Consumers are assumed to decide whether to seek any treatment and then choose… CONTINUE READING