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Demand for health care among the urban poor

Jan Paul Acton

Demand for health care among the urban poor

with special emphasis on the role of time

by Jan Paul Acton

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Published by Calif., Rand in Santa Monica .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.,
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Urban poor -- Medical care -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Health surveys -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Public health -- New York (State) -- New York,
    • Medical care -- New York (State) -- New York -- Mathematical models

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] Jan Paul Acton. The New York City Rand Institute.
      ContributionsNew York City-Rand Institute., United States. Office of Economic Opportunity., New York (City). Health Services Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36.R3 R-1151, RA395.A4 R-1151
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 52 p.
      Number of Pages52
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4930930M
      LC Control Number76357646

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Demand for Health Care among the Urban Poor, with Special Emphasis on the Role of Time Jan Paul Acton. Chapter in NBER book The Role of Health Insurance in the Health Services Sector (), Richard N. Rosett (p. - ) Published in by NBER.

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Significant health inequities exist within urban Size: 1MB. Urbanization, Urban Poverty and Health of the Urban Poor Utilization and reach of primary health services is poor among urban slum communities in India even though there is physical proximity to advanced health care facilities.

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Several characteristics about the use of health care in an urban setting can be drawn from these results. This is consistent with findings in the literature on health care demand in low-income countries (Akin et al. ; For the poor, the visit to the Cited by: 2.

• Inadequate Health Care Service for the Urban Poor: • 17 primary health care facilities, many functioning sub-optimally • Low Access of urban poor to Health Care • Limited outreach staff, insufficient interaction with community, irregular outreach sessions • Low Demand and sub-optimal behaviors among the Urban Poor.

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in rural areas is.Community perceptions of health and health care delivery 12 Experience with health services 30 Community perceptions of health care financing 36 Health system goals and social capital 43 Chapter 5 Discussion 49 Chapter 6 Conclusions 57 Chapter 7 Recommendations 59 Chapter 8 References 61File Size: 1MB.Utilization of Maternal Health Care Services in Ethiopia.

Calverton, Maryland, USA: ORC Macro. 1 ). One explanation for poor health outcomes among women and children is the nonuse of modern health care services by a sizable influence the use of maternity care services in urban areas.

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