17291 - HISPANIC ETHNICITY, RURAL RESIDENCE, AND REGULAR...

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HISPANIC ETHNICITY, RURAL RESIDENCE, AND REGULAR SOURCE OF CARE Rohrer JE, Kruse G, Zhang Y, Journal of Community Health, Vol. 29, No. 1, February 2004 Presentation by Professor Rohrer
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ABOUT DR. ROHRER Professor of health services research at Texas Tech Has published extensively in public health Author of a text on community health planning published by APHA Profiled as a ‘pioneering author’ by Biomed Central
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BACKGROUND Having a usual source-of-care helps facilitate use of medical care The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the nation’s official survey for monitoring population health asks about usual source-of-care but not actual visits. Usual source-of-care has eclipsed the number of medical visits as a measure of access.
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PURPOSE Identification of risk factors for not having a usual source-of-care (USC) is a public health responsibility because of its relevance to the access problem. Vulnerable populations such as residents of rural areas and Hispanics may be at risk for not having a USC The purpose of the study reported here was to test two hypotheses: 1) that rural
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