Opportunities for prevention in primary care in a country with universal insurance coverage.

TitleOpportunities for prevention in primary care in a country with universal insurance coverage.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsHaller, DM, Michaud, P-A, Surís, J-C, Jeannin, A, Narring, F
JournalJ Adolesc Health
Volume43
Issue5
Pagination517-9
Date Published2008 Nov
DOI10.1016/j.jadohealth.2008.03.006
ISSN1879-1972
KeywordsAdolescent, Female, Health Behavior, Health Services Accessibility, Humans, Male, Preventive Medicine, Primary Health Care, Risk-Taking, Switzerland, Universal Coverage, Young Adult
Abstract

Data from studies in the United States suggest that young people engaging in health-compromising behaviors have lower access to health care. Using data from a Swiss national survey we tested the hypothesis that in a country with universal insurance coverage, adolescents engaging in health-compromising behaviors access primary care to the same extent as those who do not engage in these behaviors.

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Alternate JournalJ Adolesc Health
Citation Key / SERVAL ID2695
PubMed ID18848682

                         

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