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Factors associated with health care utilization by the elderly in a public health care system

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  • Fernandez-Olano, C.
  • Hidalgo, J.D. Lopez-Torres
  • Cerda-Diaz, R.
  • Requena-Gallego, M.
  • Sanchez-Castano, C.
  • Urbistondo-Cascales, L.
  • Otero-Puime, A.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Health Policy.

    Volume (Year): 75 (2006)
    Issue (Month): 2 (January)
    Pages: 131-139

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:75:y:2006:i:2:p:131-139

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    1. Green, Carla A & Pope, Clyde R, 1999. "Gender, psychosocial factors and the use of medical services: a longitudinal analysis," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 48(10), pages 1363-1372, May.
    2. Fernández-Mayoralas, Gloria & Rodríguez, Vicente & Rojo, Fermina, 2000. "Health services accessibility among Spanish elderly," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 50(1), pages 17-26, January.
    3. Bowling, Ann & Farquhar, Morag & Browne, Peter, 1991. "Use of services in old age: Data from three surveys of elderly people," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 33(6), pages 689-700, January.
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    1. De Luca, Giuliana & Ponzo, Michela, 2010. "Primary care utilisation and workers’ opportunity costs. Evidence from Italy," MPRA Paper 25486, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Tian, Wei-Hua & Liu, Tsai-Ching & Chen, Chin-Shyan & Liu, Li-Fan & Tien, Joseph J., 2012. "The relationship between depressive symptoms and health service utilization for elderly people in Taiwan," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 108(2), pages 256-267.
    3. De Luca, Giuliana & Ponzo, Michela, 2009. "Access to primary care and workers’ opportunity costs. Evidence from Italy," MPRA Paper 15479, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Luo, Juhua & Zhang, Xiulan & Jin, Chenggang & Wang, Dongmin, 2009. "Inequality of access to health care among the urban elderly in northwestern China," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 93(2-3), pages 111-117, December.
    5. Liu, Li-Fan & Tian, Wei-Hua & Yao, Hui-Ping, 2012. "Utilization of health care services by elderly people with National Health Insurance in Taiwan: The heterogeneous health profile approach," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 108(2), pages 246-255.
    6. Hoeck, Sarah & François, Guido & Van der Heyden, Johan & Geerts, Joanna & Van Hal, Guido, 2011. "Healthcare utilisation among the Belgian elderly in relation to their socio-economic status," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 99(2), pages 174-182, February.

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