Socio-Economic Characteristics of Medical Practice, 1983 by American Medical Association.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The information contained in this volume is from the AMA Socioeconomic Monitoring System.". Socioeconomic Characteristics of Medical Practice Book&Disk edition Published April by Amer Medical Assn.

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Since the Black report, published in Britain inmany studies have confirmed the impact of socio-economic factors on is evidence from several industrialised countries. examines how private involvement in managing and funding schools is related to socio-economic stratification between publicly and privately managed schools.

stratification, which, in this report, means creating “classes” of students according to their socio-economic backgrounds.

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In a recent study of 14 patients identified in a general hospital, 7 were under the age of 50. 44 S. Dunlop, P. Coyte, and W.

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Our goal was to assist clinicians with providing high quality health care within the context the individual characteristics of both the patient and provider. 1 We’ve already talked about. The socio-economic characteristics (age, education, major income sources, farm size and perceived poverty status) of respondents were studied in this research and the data in this regard is presented in Table 1.

Table 1: Distribution of the respondents according to their socio-economic characteristics. Journal of Human ResourcesLangwell, K. Factors affecting the incomes of men and women physicians. Journal of Human ResourcesWolinaky, F.

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This low-value pattern of care use is harmful to these. As we had no direct measures of patient socio-economic status we used respondent's descriptions of their practice characteristics in terms of proportions of patients on Medicaid, from minority groups, having household incomes of less than $20, per annum, and without health insurance as proxy measures.

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The book is divided into three sections. Introduction: Clinician perceptions of patients with low socioeconomic status (SES) have been shown to affect clinical decision making and health care delivery in this group.

However, it is unknown how and if low SES patients perceive clinician bias might affect their health care. Methods: In-depth interviews with 80 enrollees in a state Medicaid program were analyzed to identify recurrent.

Composed entirely of specially commissioned chapters by many outstanding scholars in medical sociology, this edition reflects important changes in the study of health and illness. In addition to updated and reconceived chapters on the impacts of gender, race, and inequality on health, this volume has new chapters on topics that include:Reviews: 4.

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