Health Status and Health Services Utilization of Canada's Immigrant and Non-Immigrant Populations
This paper compares the health status of immigrants and their utilization rates of health services to those of the Canadian-born population using data contained within two cycles (1985 and 1991) of the General Social Survey (GSS). Our main results show that neither the health status of immigrants nor their utilization rates of health services differ significantly from those of the Canadian-born population. When both data sets are pooled, the estimated results show that immigrants' health status and their use of health services have remained unchanged over time.
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Volume (Year): 26 (2000)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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