Assessing socioeconomic health care utilization inequity in Israel: impact of alternative approaches to morbidity adjustment

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p609
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors which examines inequity in socioeconomic health care utilization and tests different approaches to morbidity adjustment regarding the same in Israel. It states that 270,00- adults enrolled at the Clalit Health Services, the country's largest health care organization were selected for the study. It highlights that low socioeconomic status was associated with higher morbidity burden.


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