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Health Service Utilization Among Immigrants to the United States


  • Ilana Akresh



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  • Ilana Akresh, 2009. "Health Service Utilization Among Immigrants to the United States," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 28(6), pages 795-815, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:poprpr:v:28:y:2009:i:6:p:795-815
    DOI: 10.1007/s11113-009-9129-6

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    1. David Card, 2005. "Is the New Immigration Really so Bad?," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 115(507), pages 300-323, November.
    2. Jenkins, Christopher N. H. & Le, Thao & McPhee, Stephen J. & Stewart, Susan & Ha, Ngoc The, 1996. "Health care access and preventive care among Vietnamese immigrants: Do traditional beliefs and practices pose barriers?," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 43(7), pages 1049-1056, October.
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    4. McDonald, James Ted & Kennedy, Steven, 2004. "Insights into the 'healthy immigrant effect': health status and health service use of immigrants to Canada," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 59(8), pages 1613-1627, October.
    5. Sherry Glied & Matthew Neidell, 2008. "The Economic Value of Teeth," NBER Working Papers 13879, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Finno-Velasquez, Megan, 2013. "The relationship between parent immigration status and concrete support service use among Latinos in child welfare: Findings using the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Well-being (NSCAWII)," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 35(12), pages 2118-2127.
    2. Fernando Riosmena & Rebeca Wong & Alberto Palloni, 2013. "Migration Selection, Protection, and Acculturation in Health: A Binational Perspective on Older Adults," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 50(3), pages 1039-1064, June.
    3. Christian Dustmann & Giovanni Facchini & Cora Signorotto, 2015. "Population, Migration, Ageing and Health: A Survey," CReAM Discussion Paper Series 1518, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London.
    4. Jing Li & Robert Hummer, 2015. "The Relationship Between Duration of U.S. Residence, Educational Attainment, and Adult Health Among Asian Immigrants," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 34(1), pages 49-76, February.
    5. Jang, Sou Hyun, 2016. "First-generation Korean immigrants’ barriers to healthcare and their coping strategies in the US," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 168(C), pages 93-100.
    6. Jiang Li & Annette E. Maxwell & Beth A. Glenn & Alison K. Herrmann & L Cindy Chang & Catherine M. Crespi & Roshan Bastani, 2016. "Healthcare Access and Utilization among Korean Americans: The Mediating Role of English Use and Proficiency," International Journal of Social Science Research, Macrothink Institute, vol. 4(1), pages 83-97, March.
    7. Margaret Ralston & Xavier Escandell, 2012. "Networks Matter: Male Mexican Migrants’ Use of Hospitals," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer;Southern Demographic Association (SDA), vol. 31(3), pages 321-337, June.
    8. Swetha Valluri & Sheila Mammen & Daniel Lass, 2015. "Health Care Use Among Rural, Low-Income Women and Children: Results from a 2-Stage Negative Binomial Model," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 36(1), pages 154-164, March.

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