Utilization of physician services for diabetic patients from ethnic minorities.

@article{Shah2008UtilizationOP,
  title={Utilization of physician services for diabetic patients from ethnic minorities.},
  author={Baiju R. Shah},
  journal={Journal of public health},
  year={2008},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={
          327-31
        }
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes is a common chronic disease, which results in significant morbidity and mortality. Although ethnic variations in disease prevalence are known, variations in the utilization of physician services for the disease (particularly in publicly funded health care systems) are uncertain. METHODS Self-reported ethnicity was determined from two population health surveys in Ontario, Canada. These data were linked to administrative data sources, including an administrative data-derived… CONTINUE READING

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