Perceptions of family practice residents regarding health care and poor patients.

  title={Perceptions of family practice residents regarding health care and poor patients.},
  author={James H. Price and Sharon M. Desmond and Floyd F. Snyder and Sanford R Kimmel},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  volume={27 6},
The purpose of this study was to assess residents' beliefs about the poor. Residents from eight different Ohio residency programs completed the questionnaire (N = 130). No significant differences were found in beliefs about the poor based on resident age, year of residency training, size of the community in which the resident was raised, and percentage of low-socioeconomic-status patients cared for. Most residents perceived the welfare system as lacking; 83 percent agreed the poor are caught in… CONTINUE READING
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