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Unmet need and met unneed In health care utilisation in Iran

Hajizadeh, Mohammad; Connelly, Luke; Butler, James; Khosravi, Aredshir

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Purpose: This paper uses a unique nationwide survey data derived from the 2003 Utilisation of Health Services Survey (UHSS) in Iran (n=16,935) to analyse inequities of health care utilisation. Design/methodology/approach: Concentration indices are used to measure socioeconomic inequality in actual use of the five types of health services, and in unmet need for two of those types of service (any ambulatory care and hospital admissions). Horizontal inequity indices are employed to examine...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/23488
Source: International Journal of Social Economics
DOI: 10.1108/03068291211224919

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