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Socioeconomic equity in finnish hospital care in relation to need

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  • Keskimäki, Ilmo
  • Salinto, Marjo
  • Aro, Seppo
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    The aim of the study was to evaluate the success of Finnish health care policy in establishing socioeconomic equity in the use of hospital inpatient care. We studied the use of short-term (

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Social Science & Medicine.

    Volume (Year): 41 (1995)
    Issue (Month): 3 (August)
    Pages: 425-431

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:socmed:v:41:y:1995:i:3:p:425-431

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    Keywords: equity in health care hospital utilization social class Finland;

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    1. Lumme, Sonja & Sund, Reijo & Leyland, Alastair H. & Keskimäki, Ilmo, 2012. "Socioeconomic equity in amenable mortality in Finland 1992–2008," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 75(5), pages 905-913.
    2. Keskimaki, Ilmo & Salinto, Marjo & Aro, Seppo, 1996. "Private medicine and socioeconomic differences in the rates of common surgical procedures in Finland," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 36(3), pages 245-259, June.
    3. Van der Heyden, J. H. A. & Demarest, S. & Tafforeau, J. & Van Oyen, H., 2003. "Socio-economic differences in the utilisation of health services in Belgium," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 65(2), pages 153-165, August.
    4. Davin, Bérengère & Paraponaris, Alain & Verger, Pierre, 2009. "Socioeconomic determinants of the need for personal assistance reported by community-dwelling elderly: Empirical evidence from a French national health survey," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics), Elsevier, vol. 38(1), pages 138-146, January.

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