The impact of limited English proficiency and physician language concordance on reports of clinical interactions among patients with diabetes: the DISTANCE study.

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OBJECTIVE To assess the association of limited English proficiency (LEP) and physician language concordance with patient reports of clinical interactions. METHODS Cross-sectional survey of 8638 Kaiser Permanente Northern California patients with diabetes. Patient responses were used to define English proficiency and physician language concordance. Quality… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.pec.2010.02.005

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