Out-of-pocket expenditure burdens in patients with cardiovascular conditions and psychological distress: a nationwide cross-sectional study.

@article{Okumura2013OutofpocketEB,
  title={Out-of-pocket expenditure burdens in patients with cardiovascular conditions and psychological distress: a nationwide cross-sectional study.},
  author={Yasuyuki Okumura and Hiroto Ito},
  journal={General hospital psychiatry},
  year={2013},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={233-8}
}
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of psychological distress in individuals with and without cardiovascular risks and events [cardiovascular disease (CVD) conditions] and the incremental effects of psychological distress on the out-of-pocket health care expenditure burdens. METHODS We used data from the Comprehensive Survey of Living… CONTINUE READING