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An age-integrated approach to improve measurement of potential spatial accessibility to emergency medical services for urban areas

Hashtarkhani, Soheil; Kiani, Behzad; Bergquist, R; Bagheri, Nasser; VafaeiNejad, Reza; Tara, Mahmood


Objective: This study aimed to develop an age‐included approach to measure the potential accessibility to Emergency medical services (EMS) across urban and suburban areas of Mashhad city in Iran. Methods: We used an improved version of two‐step floating catchment area (2SFCA) and enhanced 2SFCA (E2SFCA) methods to measure the potential accessibility to EMS services with inclusion of age factor. This enabled us to better model accessibility of the older population to the EMS. We used 22 800...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Health Planning and Management
DOI: 10.1002/hpm.2960


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