What could be influencing older Ghanaians outpatient care utilization rate?

@article{Nwakasi2019WhatCB,
  title={What could be influencing older Ghanaians outpatient care utilization rate?},
  author={Candidus C. Nwakasi and J Scott Brown and P. Anyanwu},
  journal={Ghana Medical Journal},
  year={2019},
  volume={53},
  pages={217 - 225}
}
Summary Objectives Ghana's population is rapidly aging and there may be healthcare access and utilization issues. This study investigates some of the issues that may influence outpatient care utilization rate among older Ghanaians. Methods Cross-sectional wave 1 (2007–2010) data from WHO's Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health are used, and a sample of 1408 are analyzed. After multiple imputations of missing values, a negative binomial regression model is used to identify the association… 
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