Vulnerability and unmet health care needs. The influence of multiple risk factors.

@article{Shi2005VulnerabilityAU,
  title={Vulnerability and unmet health care needs. The influence of multiple risk factors.},
  author={Leiyu Shi and Gregory Stevens},
  journal={Journal of general internal medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={148-54}
}
CONTEXT Previous studies have demonstrated a strong association between minority race, low socioeconomic status (SES), and lack of potential access to care (e.g., no insurance coverage and no regular source of care) and poor receipt of health care services. Most studies have examined the independent effects of these risk factors for poor access, but more practical models are needed to account for the clustering of multiple risks. OBJECTIVE To present a profile of risk factors for poor access… CONTINUE READING

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Vulnerable Populations in the United States

  • L Shi, GD Stevens
  • San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Boss;
  • 2005
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