Rural-urban gaps in health care utilization among older Thais: The role of family support
作者: Nekehia T. QuashieWiraporn Pothisiri
作者单位: 1College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
刊名: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2019, Vol.81 , pp.201-208
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.archger.2018.12.011
关键词: Health care utilizationOlder adultsIntergenerational supportRural-urbanThailand
原始语种摘要: Abstract(#br)This study examined rural-urban differences in health visits among older Thais utilizing Andersen’s model. Data were drawn from the 2011 Survey of Older Persons in Thailand of adults 50 years and older (N = 56,435). Logistic regression models examine individuals’ predisposing, enabling, and health need factors for explaining older adults’ health care use. Approximately 50% of older adults sought health care but urban dwellers were more likely than rural dwellers to seek health care (54.8% vs. 49.7%). Predisposing factors and health needs narrow the rural-urban gap while enabling factors widened the gap in health visits. The receipt of financial support from children presented a significant moderating effect in the rural-urban divide of health care use. Despite Thailand’s...
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影响因子:1.704 (2012)

  • urban 城市
  • support 支柱
  • health 保健
  • utilization 利用
  • older 
  • rural 乡村的
  • among 在当中
  • moderating 减速的
  • income 收入
  • security 可靠性