The impact of physician supply on avoidable cancer deaths in Germany. A spatial analysis
AbstractMeasures of avoidable deaths incorporate the notion that deaths from certain causes should not occur within specified age groups given effective prevention or timely and appropriate access to health care. The present study investigated the impact on specific types of avoidable cancer deaths (ACD) of regional variations in the supply of health services over five years using German districts (Kreise und kreisfreie Städte) as units of analysis.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.
Volume (Year): 103 (2011)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
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Avoidable cancer mortality; Health services; Physician supply; Negative binomial regression; Random intercepts;
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