Socioeconomic inequalities in health care utilisation in Norway: the population-based HUNT3 survey

@inproceedings{Vikum2012SocioeconomicII,
  title={Socioeconomic inequalities in health care utilisation in Norway: the population-based HUNT3 survey},
  author={Eirik Vikum and Steinar Krokstad and S. Westin},
  booktitle={International journal for equity in health},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND In this study we investigated the distribution of self-reported health care utilisation by education and household income in a county population in Norway, in a universal public health care system based on ideals of equal access for all according to need, and not according to wealth. METHODS The study included 24,147 women and 20,608 men aged 20 years and above in the third Nord-Trøndelag Health Survey (HUNT 3) of 2006-2008. Income-related horizontal inequity was estimated through… CONTINUE READING
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