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Factors predicting health services use among older people in China: An analysis of the China Health and Retirement Longitudinal Study 2013

Gong, Cathy Honge; Kendig, Hal; He, Xiaojun


BACKGROUND: Rapid population ageing in China is increasing the numbers of older people who are likely to require health services in response to higher levels of poor perceived health and chronic diseases. Understanding factors influencing health services use at late life will help to plan for increasing needs for health care, reducing inequalities in health services use and releasing severe pressures on a highly variable health care system that has constrained public resources and increasing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Health Services Research
DOI: 10.1186/s12913-016-1307-8
Access Rights: Open Access


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