Utilisation of primary curative services in Diepkloof, Soweto.

@article{Goldstein1995UtilisationOP,
  title={Utilisation of primary curative services in Diepkloof, Soweto.},
  author={Steven I. Goldstein and Marty D. Price},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={1995},
  volume={85 6},
  pages={
          505-8
        }
}
A study was undertaken to compare characteristics of attenders at primary curative services in Diepkloof, Soweto, and their reasons for the utilisation thereof. A structured questionnaire was administered to a sample of patients attending a provincial clinic and two general practitioners (GPs) in the Diepkloof area. The demographic characteristics, utilisation characteristics and reasons for choosing the service are compared. The most important characteristic determining choice of primary care… CONTINUE READING