Primary Language and Receipt of Recommended Health Care Among Hispanics in the United States

@article{Cheng2007PrimaryLA,
  title={Primary Language and Receipt of Recommended Health Care Among Hispanics in the United States},
  author={Eric M. Cheng and Alex Chen and William E. Cunningham},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={283 - 288}
}
Disparities in health care services between Hispanics and whites in the United States are well documented. The objective of the study was to determine whether language spoken at home identifies Hispanics at risk for not receiving recommended health care services. The design of the study was cross-sectional, nationally representative survey of households. The patients were non-Hispanic white and Hispanic adults participating in the 2003 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey. We compared receipt of… CONTINUE READING

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