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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: What explains the inequalities in health care utilization between immigrants and non-migrants in Switzerland?
Authors: Tzogiou, Christina
Boes, Stefan
Brunner, Beatrice
et. al: No
DOI: 10.1186/s12889-021-10393-9
Published in: BMC Public Health
Volume(Issue): 21
Issue: 530
Issue Date: 18-Mar-2021
Publisher / Ed. Institution: BioMed Central
ISSN: 1471-2458
Language: English
Subjects: Health care demand; Immigrants; Inequalities; Non-linear decomposition
Subject (DDC): 305: Groups (age, origine, gender, income)
362: Health and social services
Abstract: Inequalities in health care use between immigrants and non-migrants are an important issue in many countries, with potentially negative effects on population health and welfare. The aim of this study is to understand the factors that explain these inequalities in Switzerland, a country with one of the highest percentages of foreign-born population.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Winterthur Institute of Health Economics (WIG)
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