The health status and health care utilization of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons.

@article{Zazove1993TheHS,
  title={The health status and health care utilization of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons.},
  author={Philip Zazove and Lars Niemann and Daniel W. Gorenflo and Condie Carmack and David Mehr and James Charles Coyne and Toni C. Antonucci},
  journal={Archives of family medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={2 7},
  pages={745-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether health habits, self-reported health status, and communication with physicians play a role in the known altered health care utilization patterns of deaf and hard-of-hearing persons. DESIGN A cross-sectional survey. Respondents were given the choice of completing either a self-administered written survey or an American Sign Language interview-administered survey. POPULATION Eighty-seven deaf and hard-of-hearing members of various organizations serving this… CONTINUE READING

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