TITLE

Factors influencing willingness to pay for healthcare

AUTHOR(S)
Aizuddin, Azimatun Noor; Sulong, Saperi; Mohamed Aljunid, Syed
PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
BMC Public Health;2012, Vol. 12 Issue Suppl 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
An abstract of the article "Factors influencing willingness to pay for healthcare," by Azimatun Noor Aizuddin, Saperi Sulong, and Syed Mohamed Aljunid is presented.
ACCESSION #
84012591

 

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