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Socio-economic differences in the utilisation of health services in Belgium


  • Van der Heyden, J. H. A.
  • Demarest, S.
  • Tafforeau, J.
  • Van Oyen, H.


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  • 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.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:65:y:2003:i:2:p:153-165

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    1. Erik Schokkaert & Carine Van de Voorde, 2005. "Health care reform in Belgium," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 14(S1), pages 25-39.
    2. Vrijens, France & Renard, Françoise & Jonckheer, Pascale & Van den Heede, Koen & Desomer, Anja & Van de Voorde, Carine & Walckiers, Denise & Dubois, Cécile & Camberlin, Cécile & Vlayen, Joan & Van Oye, 2013. "The Belgian Health System Performance Report 2012: Snapshot of results and recommendations to policy makers," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 112(1), pages 133-140.
    3. 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.
    4. Gundgaard, Jens & Lauridsen, Jørgen, 2013. "Explaining the Sources of IncomeRelated Inequality in Health Care Utilization in Denmark," COHERE Working Paper 2013:1, University of Southern Denmark, COHERE - Centre of Health Economics Research.

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