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Health care utilization, cost burden and coping strategies by disability status: an analysis of the Viet Nam National Health Survey

Palmer, Michael; Nguyen, Thi Minh Thuy; Neeman, Teresa; Berry, Helen; Hull, Terence; Harley, David

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There is a need for nationally representative information on the affordability of health care by disability status to assist in the design of equitable health systems in developing countries. Using the Viet Nam National Health Survey (2001-2002), this paper analyses health care utilization, cost burden and coping strategies for people with disabilities versus the population at large. The results clearly show that the disabled population are more prone to hospitalization, and spend more on...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/36524
Source: International Journal of Health Planning and Management
DOI: 10.1002/hpm.1052

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