Utilization of health services in Indonesia.

  title={Utilization of health services in Indonesia.},
  author={Dov Chernichovsky and O A Meesook},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={23 6},
This paper examines the utilization patterns of traditional and modern health services in Indonesia, using household sample survey socio-economic data in conjunction with community-level data on availability of services. The results strongly suggest that low household income is a barrier to the utilization of modern health services, even where they are publicly provided. The relatively well-to-do use the services of trained practitioners and physicians more and spend more on these services than… CONTINUE READING

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