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The 'price signal' for health care is loud and clear: A cross-sectional study of self-reported access to health care by disadvantaged Australians

Paul, Christine L.; Bonevski, Billie; Twyman, Laura; D'Este, Catherine; Siahpush, Mohammad; Guillaumier, Ashleigh; Bryant, Jamie; Fradgley, Elizabeth; Palazzi, Kerrin


Objective: To describe self-reported inability to access health care and factors associated with lack of access among a socioeconomically disadvantaged group. Method: A cross-sectional survey with 906 adult clients of a large community welfare agency in New South Wales. Clients attending the service for emergency assistance completed a touchscreen survey. Results: Inability to access health care in the prior year was reported by more than one-third of the sample (38%), compared to the 5%...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12405
Access Rights: Open Access


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