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Inequalities in Health Service Utilisation in OECD Countries

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Volume:
 37/12
Region:
 Česká republika
Year:
 2012
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Abstract:

This topical information briefly presents the content and results of analysis published by OECD as Health Working papers No. 58. The OECD document observes income-related inequalities in health service utilisation in population of selected OECD countries, in relation to financing of health care system. Study shows that income-related inequalities in utilisation of health care persist across OECD countries and are closely related to the share of private and public sphere in health related costs and services.