Location, location, location: residence, wealth, and the quality of medical care in Delhi, India.

@article{Das2007LocationLL,
  title={Location, location, location: residence, wealth, and the quality of medical care in Delhi, India.},
  author={Jishnu Das and Jeffrey Hammer},
  journal={Health affairs},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={w338-51}
}
There are seventy medical care providers within walking distance of every household in Delhi. However, inequalities in health outcomes persist among the rich and poor, which might reflect differences in the quality of available care. This paper shows that providers visited by the poor were indeed less knowledgeable than those visited by the rich. There is strong evidence of inequalities in access, with lower competence among private- and public-sector providers in poor neighborhoods, but no… CONTINUE READING
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