Utilization of district health services by injured persons in a rural area of Ghana.

  title={Utilization of district health services by injured persons in a rural area of Ghana.},
  author={Charles N. Mock and Anthony Ofosu and Oscar Gish},
  journal={The International journal of health planning and management},
  volume={16 1},
INTRODUCTION Injury is a significant health problem in many less developed countries. However, strategies for dealing with it have been only minimally addressed. GOALS We ought to assess the pattern of health care utilization by injured persons in rural Ghana. We thus hoped to provide data that would assist in strengthening injury treatment in this setting. METHODS Using household interviews, we surveyed 9442 person. We sought information on any injury during the previous year that resulted… CONTINUE READING

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